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Paul Albert Anka (OttawaJuly 30, 1941) is a Canadian singer-songwritersongwriter and actor of Lebanese descent who since 1990 has the American nationality .

In 1957 he became famous with his hit Diana, leading to the highest top of the hit parade lap and nine million times over the counters went. Also its successors were hits and Anka became a teen idol.

Anka also wrote hits for others: It doesn't matter anymore for Buddy Hollyshe's a lady for Tom Jones and My way for his good friend Frank Sinatra. Anka is also known as a younger version of Frank Sinatra called.

He also began to acting. One of his best-known films is The Longest Day, for which he also wrote the title song. After several years without a hit, he sang a duet with Odia Coates in 1974Having my baby. In 2005, he received a star on Canada's Walk of Fame.

From 1963 to 2000, he was married with Anne de Zogheb, with whom he had five daughters.

Paul Anka performs regularly on. He was to see and hear in 2007 at the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam. Also appeared in that year, the double album Classic songs-My way to celebrate its 50th anniversary in the box. On this album he again brings jazz versions of well-known songs, but where on Rock swings rock numbers are edited, are the this time pop classics. Also on the album are some notable duets such as My way with Bon Jovi and You are my destiny with Michael Bublé. Of the latter has Anka the debut album produced. In October 2009 it was announced that Paul Anka also the song This is it Michael Jackson 's has written.

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Discography[Edit]Edit

Albums[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Golden songs 1981 04-04-1981 4 15 Compilation album
Freedom for the world 1988 02-01-1988 58 10
Rock swings 2004 22-10-2005 35 16
Album (s) with chart positions in

the Flemish Ultratop 200 albums

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Rock swings 2004 22-10-2005 35 16
Classic songs-My way 02-11-2007 02-02-2008 39 8
Duets 2013 27-04-2013 145 1

Singles[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Pré-Top 40
Diana 1957 11-1957 2 20
Crazy love 1958 07-1958 10 16
I love you baby 1958 08-1958 13 4
Midnight 1958 11-1958 13 4
Lonely boy 1959 11-1959 4 24
Put your head on my shoulder 1959 12-1959 13 12
Adam and Eve 1960 06-1960 18 8
Tonight, my love, tonight 1961 04-08-1961 6 12
Dance on, little girl 1961 15-09-1961 4 13
Cinderella 1961 11-1961 13 8
Love me warm and tender 1962 08-06-1962 5 6
A steel guitar and a glass of wine 1962 09-1962 11 12
Eso beso (That kiss) 1963 02-1963 20 8
Hello Jim 1963 09-1963 23 8
Top 40
Flashback 1973 01-12-1973 25 4 # 24 in the Single Top 100
(You 're) Having my baby 1974 12-11-1974 13 7 # 14 in the Single Top 100
Freedom for the world 1987 19-12-1987 tip2 - # 55 in the Single Top 100
Having my baby 1988 - with Anita Meyer /# 75 in the Single Top 100

Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
Dance on, little girl 1682 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Diana 1010 1063 1708 1482 1299 1650 1602 1468 1803 1559 - 1930 - -
Having my baby 1599 - 1558 - - - - - - - - - - -
Lonely boy 1324 - 1549 - 1916 - - - - - - - - -
Put your head on my shoulder - - 1731 - 1973 - 1917 - - - - - - -

DVDs[Edit]Edit

DVDs with the Dutch Music charts in the Top 30 Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest 

position

Number Of 

weeks

Comments
Rock swings-Live at the Monreal jazz festival 2006 06-05-2006 12 1

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