Shannon made an instant impact when his debut release, the startlingly
innovative and much-loved “Runaway”, went to the top of the charts on both sides
of the Atlantic.
went onto score another six UK top ten hits in a career that encompassed jukebox
classics, dramatic minor key ballads, definitive cover versions, raucous
garage-punk, beautifully arranged psych-pop, Nashville country and a late career
revival with the aid of celebrity fans Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne.
is the most comprehensive overview of his body of work to date –fifty-two tracks
that include all his hits alongside hard-to-find rarities, album tracks and
b-sides that chronologically span his thirty year recording legacy.