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Arab Canadians - Paul Anka, Raffi, Joe Ghiz, Sam Hamad (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Arab Canadians - Paul Anka, Raffi, Joe Ghiz, Sam Hamad (Paperback): Books Llc

Arab Canadians - Paul Anka, Raffi, Joe Ghiz, Sam Hamad (Paperback)

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Chapters: Paul Anka, Raffi, Joe Ghiz, Sam Hamad. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 29. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Paul Albert Anka, OC (born July 30, 1941) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor. He became a naturalized US citizen in 1990. Anka first became famous as a teen idol in the late 1950s and 1960s with hit songs like "Diana'," "Lonely Boy," and "Put Your Head on My Shoulder." He went on to write such well-known music as the theme for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and one of Tom Jones's biggest hits, "She's a Lady," and the English lyrics for Frank Sinatra's signature song, "My Way." In 1983, he co-wrote with Michael Jackson the song "I Never Heard," which was retitled and released in 2009 under the name "This Is It." An additional song that Jackson co-wrote with Anka from this 1983 session, "Love Never Felt So Good," has since been discovered, and will be released in the near future. Anka was born in Ottawa, Ontario in Canada. His father was an immigrant from Lebanon to Canada, who owned a successful restaurant in Ottawa. He sang with the St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Church choir under the direction of Frederick Karam, with whom he studied music theory. He also studied piano with Winnifred Rees. Paul Anka at Gr na Lund, Stockholm 1959.Anka recorded his first single "I Confess" at age 14. In 1957 he went to New York City where he auditioned for Don Costa at ABC, singing what was widely believed to be a lovestruck verse he had written to a former babysitter. In an interview with NPR's Terry Gross in 2005, he stated that it was to a girl at his church who he hardly knew. The song, "Diana," brought Anka instant stardom as it rocketed to number one on the Canadian and U.S. music charts. "Diana" is one of the best selling singles ever by a Canadian recording...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=10069


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-67204-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-67204-3
Barcode: 9781157672043

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