Can't Help Falling in Love free piano sheet music by Elvis Presley
About the song
"Can't Help Falling In Love" is a famous song from the American singer Elvis Presley.
As the title suggests it, the song depicts the incapacity of going against the feeling of love and the necessity of coming in terms with it.
The song was written by Luigi Creatore along Hugo Peretti and George David Heiss. The song was inspired by another work, "Plaisir D'Amour", which was published much earlier, in 1784 by Jean Paul Egide Martini.
"Can't Help Falling In Love" has been around us for generations, having been recorded by numerous artists.
Elvis Presley’s version, which is also the original one, belongs to the traditional pop genre, and runs duration of 2:59 minutes.
It was released on October 1st, 1961 with the B-Side "Rock-A-Hula Baby".
The single was produced by Jordan Lumsden and it was promoted through the singer's own company, Gladys Records as part of the RCA Victor label.
The pop song was a total success and it sold more than one million copies in the United States alone. It was certified platinum by the RIAA and conquered most of the charts. It went to number one on the Easy Listening chart, where it stayed for six weeks, and number two on the pop chart.
"Can't Help Falling In Love" was featured in many movies, due to its popularity. This list includes "Blue Hawaii", in which the singer starred, "Coyote Ugly" and "Lilo & Stitch".
Elvis Presley used to perform the single live mostly throughout the period of 1960-1970, at the end of his concerts. He also sung it on the occasion provided by the Global telecast from 1973, "Aloha From Hawaii", as well as at the NBC television special.
As it became a successful song, "Can't Help Falling In Love" was covered by other artists who made it even more popular. An important version came from the band UB40, in 1993, as part of their album "Promises And Lies". The single was a major success for them as it topped the Billboard Hot 100, the Billboard Hot Top 40 Mainstream chart, the UK Singles Chart and also conquered the charts in Spain, Finland, Netherlands, Sweden, Canada, New Zealand, Austria, Belgium and Australia. The cover was certified platinum in the United Kingdom and in Germany, and gold in Austria. The UB40 version also appeared on the soundtrack for the movie "Silver".
Elvis' Can't Help Falling In Love hit survived the test of time, and instead of fading, it became even more popular with every cover which was made. So, enjoy a free copy of the song's free piano sheet from the next section.
|Released:||October 1st, 1961|
|Writers:||Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, and George David Weiss|
|Inspired from:||Plaisir D'Amour, published in 1784 by Jean Paul Egide Martini|