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Paul Anka

Paul Anka

Paul Albert Anka (born July 30, 1941, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) is a Lebanese-Canadian singer and songwriter. He began singing as a child, first starting in the St Elijah Syrian Orthodox Church choir in Ottawa. As a student at Ottawa's Fisher Park High School he was part of a trio called the Bobby Soxers. Encouraged by his parents, at age 14 he recorded his first single, I Confess. In 1957 he went to New York City where he auditioned for ABC, singing a lovestruck verse he had written to a former babysitter, Diana Ayoub.

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Put Your Head On My Shoulder

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Diana

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Puppy Love

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(You're) Having My Baby

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My Way

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Eso Beso

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Tonight My Love Tonight

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It's My Life

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Kissin' On The Phone

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Smells like Teen Spirit

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Jump

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Mr. Brightside

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