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Paul Anka

  • 100 Twin River Road
  • Lincoln, RI 02865
  • Dates: May 20, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 PM
  • Price: Tickets start at $50
Overview

By the time the Beatles arrived in the 60s, Anka had another tool in his survival kit." After a few hits," he says "I knew I was a writer, and with writers, the power was always in the pan. When I started working for Buddy Holly and Connie Francis, I felt That it made me different for people-they'd say, 'hey, you can write, you can fall back on something." Among his proudest accomplishments was writing the Academy Award-nominated theme for The Longest Day, the 1962 film in which he starred.