For instance, he wrote the 1970 hit for Tom Jones called She’s A Lady, he also wrote a TV theme that would be heard night after night in the U.S, as he wrote the theme to the chat show the Johnny Carson Show. Donny Osmond had a 1972 hit called Why, the flip side which got a lot of radio play was Lonely Boy another Paul Anka written hit. He also wrote the huge Donny Osmond single Puppy Love, but Paul had written the song and had a hit with it in 1960. But his writing was being heard by the 1970s audiences.
In 1974 Paul had his first 1970s chart hit with
Paul’s last top ten hit in the U.S.
The My Way song by Sinatra charted in the 1970s, and was a French single that Paul reworked for English lyrics. And when Sinatra sings that song you can feel the hairs on the back of your neck go all the way up. Yes, Paul Anka did make a very big impression on music of the 1970s.