A Mouseketeer in 1955, Judy Harriet (Spiegelman) recorded "Tall Paul" (Bob Roberts - Dick Sherman - Bob Sherman) in 1958.

The following year fellow Mickey Mouse Club member Annette Funicello had her breakthrough cover as "Annette and the Afterbeats" took the tune to number seven on Billboard clocking in at much less than two minutes, the tune had nothing to do with Paul Anka.