Paul Anka & Olivia Newton-John team up for re-release of 'Put Your Head On My Shoulder'

music news 03/06/2021

Thanks to the power of social media, Paul Anka has gained a whole new generation of fans!

The 1959 'Put Your Head On My Shoulder' was used on the app TikTok for a special social media challenge. The song was used by millions of people and was fast gaining plays on music streaming sites like Spotify and Apple Music.

So, Paul Anka decided to re-record the classic song with Olivia Newton-John and release the music video too. The re-record debuted at #1 on Amazon's Adult Contemporary chart, and the momentum for the song just keeps growing!

The new version of the song with Olivia Newton-John is apart of an upcoming album from Paul Anka titled 'Making Memories'. The album will be released on Anka's 80th birthday and features a cover of Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' alongside Michael Buble ad Andrea Bocelli.