SAN JOSE, CA — For nearly 60 years, Paul Anka has entertained audiences worldwide. On Saturday, August 27th, he will be entertaining fans at the City National Civic. [Click here for event & ticket information]
With well over 500 songs to his credit, among the most memorable are “Put Your Head On My Shoulder,” “Having My Baby,” “My Way,” and the famous theme from The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
Born July 30, 1941 in Ottawa, Canada into a close-knit family, Paul Anka didn’t waste time getting his life in music started. From an early age he sang in a choir, studied piano and honed his writing skills with journalism courses, even working as a cub reporter at the Ottawa Citizen. By 13, he had his own vocal group, the Bobbysoxers. Blinded by determination, he would steal his mother’s car and drive to perform at every amateur night he could. [Read More]