of the Day
Clue of the Month
word for that
clues: Paul Anka's “___ Beso”; That, in Toledo; “___
Beso” (1962 hit); That, to Pedro; That, in
3 times a year
in English language:
73709 / 86800
Anka – Eso Beso (That Kiss)
eso beso, ooh that kiss
eso beso, ooh your kiss
got something, don't know what
whatever it's got, it's got a lot
Albert Anka, OC (born July 30, 1941 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a
Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor of Lebanese origin. He
became a naturalized US citizen in 1990.
first became famous as a teen idol in the late 1950s and 1960s
with hits 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 Tom Jones'
biggest hit She's A Lady, and the English lyrics for Frank
Sinatra's signature song My Way.
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 whom he hardly knew. The song, "Diana", brought
Anka instant stardom as it rocketed to number one on the charts.
"Diana" is one of the best selling 45s in music
history. He followed up with four songs that made it into the Top
20 in 1958, including "It's Time to Cry", which made #4
and "(All Of a Sudden) My Heart Sings", which reached
#15, making him, at 17, one of the biggest teen idols of the
time. He toured Britain and then, with Buddy Holly, he toured
talent went beyond singing the theme for The Tonight Show
Starring Johnny Carson (reworked in 1962 from a song Anka wrote
earlier called "Toot Sweet" which had been rewritten
with lyrics and recorded by Annette Funicello in 1959 as "It's
Really Love"); Tom Jones' biggest hit record "She's a
Lady"; and the English lyrics to "My Way," Frank
Sinatra's signature song sung by many well known artists.
the 1960s Anka began acting in motion pictures as well as writing
songs for them, most notably the theme for the hit movie The
Longest Day. From his movie work, he wrote and recorded one of
his greatest hits, "Lonely Boy" and also "My Home
Town", which was a #8 pop hit for him the same year. He then
went on to become one of the first pop singers to perform at the
Las Vegas casinos. Anka returns to Canada several times a year,
regularly playing to sold out crowds at the Fallsview Casino in
Niagara Falls, Ontario. In 1960, he appeared twice as himself in
NBC's short-lived crime drama Dan Raven, starring Skip Homeier
and set on the Sunset Strip of West Hollywood.
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