“Runaway” is a number-one Billboard Hot 100 song made famous by Del Shannon in 1961. It was written by Shannon and keyboardist Max Crook, and became a major international hit. It is No. 472 on Rolling Stone?’?s list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, compiled in 2010. Do you remember listening to this song when it was playing on the radio? Please tell us in the comment section below and remember to sign up for our free newsletter.