UK No1 Single 45 years ago today: Donny Osmond with “Puppy Love”

“Puppy Love” is a popular song written by Paul Anka in 1960 for Annette Funicello, whom he was dating at the time. Anka’s version reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #33 on the UK Singles Chart.

Twelve years later it was revived by Donny Osmond. It was released on February 19, 1972. It reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 on April 1, 1972. It peaked at #1 in April 1972 on both the Canadian RPM singles chart for three weeks and the UK Singles Chart for five weeks the following July. [Wikipedia]

Watch Donny Osmond perform “Puppy Love” on Top Of The Pops on the thevideojukebox2 YouTube Channel.

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