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Michael Jackson Opens Paul Anka Home For Resting Singers

by | 13th, October 2009

jackson-itMICHAEL Jackson’s new song “This Is It” is breathing life not only into Jackson, the Jackson Five, who sing backing vocals and papa Joe Jackson who can be heard playing the cash register, but also Paul Anka.

Anka is still very much alive, a singing conker who we learn co-wrote Jackson’s first post-reality hit yet remains un-credited on the record sleeve.

Anka says he has been promised 50 percent of the song’s profits:

“They did the right thing. I don’t think that anybody tried to do the wrong thing. It was an honest mistake.”

You can hear papa Joe Jackson laughing that one off. Half the money, divided by five brothers, one dad and potentially hundreds of Jackson kids equals…

Anka has not been a big hit appearing in an October 1995 The Simpsons show. Before that he is best known for writing the English lyrics to My Way, a song that gave Frank Sinatra his signature tune.

With Anka now back to the fore, the time is right for Jackson to breathe new life into other resting acts. Listen out for comebacks from Vanilla Ice, Pavarotti and Bucks Fizz – all backed by the Jackson Five, natrually….

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