Paul Anka Releases New Duets Album And Autobiography -
Anka Duets

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)
Stay updated with your free Noise11 daily music newsletter. Subscribe to Noise11 Music News here

Related Posts

Dwayne Hickman as Dobie Gillis
Dobie Gillis Star Dwayne Hickman Dies At Age 87

Dwayne Hickman, the star of the 60s sitcom The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, has died from complications to Parkinson’s disease in Los Angeles at the age of 87.

January 10, 2022
Stonewall Jackson photo from North Carolina Hall of Fame
Stonewall Jackson Dead At 89

Country music star Stonewall Jackson has died at age 89 after a battle with dementia.

December 5, 2021
Ringo Starr Premieres His ‘Rock Around The Clock’ Video

Ringo Starr’s new song is a cover of Bill Haley and the Comets 1955 classic ‘Rock Around The Clock’.

October 27, 2021
BB King Photo by Damien Loverso Bluesfest Byron Bay
B.B. King Would Have Been 96 This Week

16 September would have been B.B. King’s 96th birthday. B.B. King died in 2015 but his company continues. The B.B. King estate is working with Gibson guitars on a new series of B.B. King guitars.

September 17, 2021
Dion Stomping Ground
Dion Rounds Up More Friends for ‘Stomping Ground’

One year after his all-star Dion ‘Blues With Friends’ album Dion is back with more friends, more songs and another all-star album ‘Stomping Ground’.

September 16, 2021
Lady Gaga Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lady Gaga To Release ‘Chromatica’ Remix Album

Lady Gaga has recruited Charli XCX, LSDXOXO and Bree Runway for a reinvention of her 2020 album ‘Chromatica’.

August 31, 2021
Don Everly
R.I.P. Rock Legend Don Everly 1 February 1937 to 21 August 2021

Don Everly of The Everly Brothers has passed away at age 83.

August 22, 2021