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"Can"t Help Falling In Love" was featured in the 1961 Elvis movie xanh Hawaii. It was written by the songwriter George Weiss, who claimed that neither the movie producers nor Elvis" associates liked the song demo, but Elvis insisted on recording it for the movie. Weiss, who died in 2010 at age 89, was a military bandleader in World War II.

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This was Elvis" most popular and famous "love song," but it was not sung khổng lồ his love interest in xanh Hawaii - It was sung to lớn the grandmother of his love interest on the occasion of her birthday. In the scene, Elvis presents her with a music box. When she opens it, the song plays and Elvis sings along.
The soundtrack to xanh Hawaii hit #1 on the US charts in the fall of 1961 & remained there for 20 weeks in a row, a record that wasn"t broken until 1977 by Fleetwood Mac"s landmark album Rumours.
The melody is based on a French tuy vậy called "Plaisir D"Amour," which was penned in 1784 by a German with an Italian name, Jean-Paul Egide-Martini.
In 1970, Andy Williams" version went lớn #3 in the UK. In 1976, it became a UK hit once again when The Stylistics version hit #4. The previous year, The Stylistics had a hit with I Can"t Give You Anything (But My Love), which was also written by Weiss.

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At the behest of director Blake Edwards, Christine McVie covered "Can"t Help Falling In Love" for his 1986 film A Fine Mess, starring Howie Mandel & Ted Danson. Her band, Fleetwood Mac, hadn"t recorded together since 1982, but McVie convinced her bandmates Lindsey Buckingham, John McVie (also her ex-husband) và Mick Fleetwood lớn back her on the recording, with Buckingham producing. This got the band recording again, & with the addition of Stevie Nicks, they set lớn work on their next album, Tango In The Night, released in 1987. The album did very well but old hostilities resurfaced & Buckingham bailed on their subsequent tour. He didn"t return lớn the group until 1997.
Haley Reinhart, who placed third on American Idol in 2011, recorded a cover of this tuy vậy for a commercial for Wrigley"s Extra gum. The spot shows a couple (Sarah and Juan) who meet when they are still in school. As they grow older, she is constantly sharing her gum with him, & their love grows. The spot ends with Sarah discovering that Juan has saved some of the wrappers và drawn pictures on them. After she sees his wrapper art, she turns around and finds him proposing to her.The ad agency, BBDO, had a range of artists record the song, looking for just the right feel. Reinhart"s version was the winner, capturing the sentimental but contemporary sound that worked with the story. The tuy vậy and commercial were released around the same time, và they both went viral, garnering millions of views on YouTube and Facebook.
Christina Grimmie performed the song on the May 19, năm trước finale of The Voice. Her version reached #74 on the Hot 100.
Along with a bit of Elvis" original, a version by country-pop singer Kacey Musgraves soundtracks a scene in the 2022 movie Elvis when the King falls in love with his future wife, Priscilla. It shows up again in a Las Vegas performance, this time sung by the film"s star, Austin Butler.Musgraves also released a music đoạn clip for her version that features clips of Elvis và Priscilla"s love story from the movie. A lifelong Elvis fan, the singer was thrilled to lớn get an opportunity to lớn record a tune for the soundtrack. As proof of her devotion, she tweeted a childhood video of her smiling self opening a present containing Elvis Presley perfume.