Was it Puppy Love?
by PamFord Davis
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Puppy Love’ was a very popular record. Do you remember who made it a hit?

Your answer might be a clue to your age.

If you said Donny Osmond, you’re absolutely right. He took it to #3 in 1972 on US music charts. On the other hand, if you said Paul Anka (you’re in my age demographic) are correct and have a great memory!

Anka penned the song in 1960 for sweetheart Annette Funicello. His version went to #2 on US Hot 100 Billboard charts. Puppy love is an apt description of first love. Most of us remember our first crush, first kiss and the first time our hearts were broken. How well do I remember my first love and the commitment I’ve made to Christ Jesus? He knows.

“I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false; and you have perseverance and have endured for My name’s sake, and have not grown weary. But I have this against you, that you have left your first love. Therefore remember from where you have fallen, and repent and do the deeds you did at first; or else I am coming to you and will remove your lampstand out of its place—unless you repent. Yet this you do have, that you hate the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate. He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, I will grant to eat of the tree of life which is in the Paradise of God (Revelation 2:2-7 NASB).”

{Music research: WIKIPEDIA}

Wing His Words
Pam Ford Davis