“Put Your Head on My Shoulder” is a song written by Canadian singer-songwriter Paul Anka. Anka’s version was recorded in August 1958 and released as a single by ABC-Paramount in 1959 as catalog number 4510040. It was arranged and conducted by Don Costa. The B-side was “Don’t Ever Leave Me”. “Put Your Head on My Shoulder” became very successful, reaching number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The song was repopularized when released as a single by The Lettermen in 1968. This version peaked just peaked number 44 on the Hot 100, it was more successful on the Adult Contemporary chart where it peaked at number 8.
Leif Garrett also recorded a version in 1978, which reached No. 58 on the Billboard Hot 100.