Can't Help Falling in Love

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"Can't Help Falling in Love" is a 1961 song recorded by American singer Elvis Presley for the album Blue Hawaii (1961). It was written by Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, and George David Weiss. It was published by Gladys Music, Inc.

The melody is based on "Plaisir d'amour".[1]

The song was initially written for a woman as "Can't Help Falling in Love with Him", which explains the first and third line ending on "in" and "sin" rather than words rhyming with "you".[2]

"Can't Help Falling in Love" was used in Presley's 1961 movie Blue Hawaii.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley Songfacts". Retrieved March 31, 2014.
  2. Peterik, Jim (2010). "Songwriting for Dummies". Wiley. Retrieved February 17, 2019.