Sunday, March 09, 2014

Record #0550: You Are My Destiny / When I Stop Loving You (That'll Be the Day) – PAUL ANKA

ABC-Paramount (original) USA, Dec. 1957
Words & Music bySide A – Paul Anka; Side B – I. Joseph, A. Elias
Musicians: Paul Anka (lead vocals) and an orchestra conducted by Don Costa
Recording sessions: Produced by Don Costa at, Side A - Bell Sound Studios (?), New York, NY, Sep. 27, 1957; Side B - Capitol Recording Studio, New York, NY, May 20, 1957
Highest chart positions:  Side A - US #7, US R&B #14, UK #6

Here's Anka's third charting single in the US and the second one to hit the US R&B charts. In the UK this was his 4th single to chart as the preceding release "I Love You, Baby" / "Tell Me That You Love Me" was flipped over and it went to UK #25.

The flip on this single was recorded in the same session with "Diana", "Don't Gamble With Love" and "Tell Me That You Love Me".

List price
:  Very Good+ is $10, Near Mint is $20

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