Anka stated shortly afterward: Paul Anka's talent included the theme for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (reworked in 1962 from a song Anka wrote earlier called "Toot Sweet"; it had been rewritten with lyrics and recorded by Annette Funicello in 1959 as "It's Really Love").Anka composed Tom Jones's biggest hit record, "She's a Lady", and wrote the English lyrics to "My Way", Frank Sinatra's signature song (originally the French song "Comme d'habitude").Anka became famous during the late 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s with hit songs like "Diana", "Lonely Boy", "Put Your Head on My Shoulder", and "(You're) Having My Baby".
Anka also wrote "It Doesn't Matter Anymore" – a song written for Holly, which Holly recorded just before he died in 1959.It was retitled and released in 2009 under the name "This Is It".An additional song that Jackson co-wrote with Anka from this 1983 session, "Love Never Felt So Good", was since discovered and was released on Jackson's posthumous album Xscape in 2014. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Church choir under the direction of Frederick Karam, with whom he studied music theory. He attended Fisher Park High School, where he was part of a vocal trio called the Bobby Soxers.View full post To mark the forthcoming release of Paul Anka’s “Duets” album Paul has made an exclusive free download of “Find My Way Back To Your Heart”, which features on the album, available. View full post Paul Anka’s long awaited autobiography, “My Way An Autobiography”, and album “Duets”, featuring duets with Dolly Parton, Michael Jackson, Michael Buble, Celine Dion and more are out now.(born July 30, 1941) is a Canadian-American singer, songwriter, and actor.Get your copy of “My Way An Autobiography” HERE Get your copy of “Duets” from Amazon HERE and i Tunes HERE View full post Head over to Taste Of Country for an exclusive preview of “Crazy”, Paul’s duet with Willie Nelson, which is featured on Paul’s forthcoming Duets album.Pre-order your copy of Duets from Amazon HERE and i Tunes HERE.He was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in 2005.In 1983, he co-wrote the song "I Never Heard" with Michael Jackson.It became so popular Anka recorded it as a full song, which peaked at His 1998 album A Body of Work was his first new US studio release since Walk a Fine Line in 1983; vocalists and performers included Celine Dion, Kenny G, Patti La Belle, and Skyler Jett.The album included a new version of "Hold Me 'Til the Morning Comes", once again performed with Peter Cetera.