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Anka Duets

Paul Anka Releases New Duets Album And Autobiography

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on March 6, 2013

in New Music,News

Paul Anka goes the partnering with other artists route with Duets, out April 9 on Legacy. The release date coincides with his new book My Way: An Autobiography.

Anka Duets

Anka Duets

On Duets, Anka sings with numerous legends, some alive and some appearing through their previous recordings. Among the veterans on the album are George Benson, Michael McDonald, Dolly Parton, Leon Russell, Michael Jackson, Gloria Estefan, Willie Nelson, Patti LaBelle, Peter Cetera, Tom Jones and Frank Sinatra. Source material runs from new recordings to existing recordings with new vocals and arrangements and previously released tracks from Anka’s 1998 album A Body of Work.

Anka says in the liner notes “I am proud of what you are about to hear, and I am grateful to those of you out there who continue to show an interest in every body of work that I create. I have always said that success has many fathers and I thank everyone who has made this venture possible; it is always a team effort.”

Track List:

  • Walk A Fine Line – with George Benson and Michael McDonald (New version featuring new vocals and/or arrangement)
  • Find My Way Back To Your Heart – sung by Paul Anka , background vocal by Tita Hutchison (New recording)
  • Do I Love You (Yes, In Every Way) – with Dolly Parton (New version featuring new vocals and/or arrangement)
  • This Is It – with Michael Jackson (New version featuring new vocals and/or arrangement)
  • I Really Miss You – with Leon Russell (New recording)
  • Think I’m In Love Again – with Gloria Estefan (New version featuring new vocals and/or arrangement)
  • Pennies From Heaven – with Michael Buble (New recording)
  • Crazy – with Willie Nelson (New version featuring new vocals and/or arrangement)
  • You Are My Destiny – with Patti LaBelle (Previously on A Body of Work)
  • Les Filles de Paris – with Chris Botti (New version featuring new vocals and/or arrangement)
  • It’s Hard To Say Goodbye – with Celine Dion (Previously on A Body of Work)
  • She’s A Lady – with Tom Jones (Previously on A Body of Work)
  • Hold Me ‘Til the Morning Comes – with Peter Cetera (Previously on A Body of Work)
  • My Way – with Frank Sinatra (New version featuring new vocals and/or arrangement)
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