Put Your Head On My Shoulder

Album: Paul Anka Sings His Big 15 (1959)
Charted: 7 2
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  • Put your head on my shoulder
    Hold me in your arms, baby
    Squeeze me oh so tight
    Show me that you love me too

    Put your lips next to mine, dear
    Won't you kiss me once, baby
    Just a kiss goodnight, may be
    You and I will fall in love

    People say that love's a game
    A game you just can't win
    If there's a way
    I'll find it someday
    And then this fool will rush in

    Put your head on my shoulder
    Whisper in my ear, baby
    Words I want to hear
    Tell me, tell me that you love me too

    Put your head on my shoulder
    Whisper in my ear, baby
    Words I want to hear, baby
    Put your head on my shoulder Writer/s: Paul Anka
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Xanadude from Minneapolis, MnDue to the popular TikTok "Silhouette Challenge," Paul Anka re-recorded his song as a duet with Olivia Newton-John in 2021.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1959 {September 29th} Paul Anka's "Put Your Head On My Shoulder"* peaked at #2 {for 3 weeks} on Billboard's Top 100 chart, for the three weeks it was at #2, the #1 record for those three weeks was "Mack The Knife" by Bobby Darin...
    Between 1957 and 1983 the Ottawa, Canada native had fifty-two records on the Top 100 chart, ten made Top 10 with three reaching #1, "Diana" for 1 week in 1957, "Lonely Boy" for 4 weeks in 1959, and "(Your) Having My Baby" for 3 weeks in 1974...
    He just missed having two more #1 records when the above "Put Your Head On My Shoulder" {1959} and "Puppy Love", for 2 weeks in April of 1960...
    Four of his fifty-two charted records were duets with Odia Coates...
    He also charted as a member of a trio, with Johnny Nash & George Hamilton IV, "The Teen Commandments", it peaked at #29 in 1959...
    Paul Albert Anka celebrated his 79th birthday two months ago on July 30th, 2020...
    * After spending three weeks at #2, "Put Your Head On My Shoulder" spent the next three weeks at #3 on the Top 100 chart...
    And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, the remainder of the Top 10 on September 29th, 1959:
    At #3. "Sleep Walk" by Santo and Johnny
    #4. "(‘Til) I Kissed You" by The Everly Brothers
    #5. "The Three Bells" by The Browns
    #6. "Teen Beat" by Sandy Nelson
    #7. 'I'm Gonna Get Married" by Lloyd Price
    #8. "Mr. Blue" by The Fleetwoods
    #9. "Red River Rock" by Johnny and the Hurricanes
    #10. "Poison Ivy" by The Coasters
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