Elvis Presley – Blue Hawaii (LP RCA Victor – LPM-2426, 01 Out. 1961).
· Producer Steve Sholes.
Genre: Rock, OST.
” Blue Hawaii ” is the album name 1961, which serves as the soundtrack (OST) to film Elvis Presley , with the same name.
The song “Can not Help Falling In Love” was the one that achieved the most successful among the songs on this LP and that would become a classic in Elvis’ career. This song was a version of the French song “Plasir d’Amour”, classified up to the present day as one of the most beautiful romantic songs career of the “King of Rock”. Another highlight is “No More,” which would eventually become a great success in Italy, a topic, which is an English translation of a Spanish song called “La Paloma”. “Blue Hawaii” is a version of the song that had been launched in 1937 by Bing Crosby for the soundtrack of the movie “Waikiki Wedding”.
The album sold over 5 million copies in the United States, where it reached the position # 1 on the Billboard Pop, Cashbox Mono in 1961. In England, he got the 1st place in the Guinness, NME, in the same year.
Blue Hawaii is a 1961 movie, with the star, Elvis Presley. It’s probably the most successful of Elvis’ movie career.
The story takes place when Chad Gates (Elvis Presley), a former soldier, after leaving the army, he returned to his home in Hawaii. However, prefer to have their own support as a tourist guide to live with his mother and working with his father, a tycoon pineapple …
Tracks / Tracklist:
A1 Blue Hawaii (Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger) 2:35
A2 Almost Always True (Ben Weisman, Fred Wise) 2:24
A3 Aloha Oe (adapt. e arr. por Elvis Presley) 1:54
A4 No More (Don Robertson, Hal Blair) 2:22
A5 Can’t Help Falling In Love (Weiss, Peretti, Creatore) 2:59
A6 Rock-A-Hula Baby (Weisman, Fuller, Wise) 1:58
A7 Moonlight Swim (Weisman, Sylvia Dee) 2:18
B1 Ku-u-i-po (Hawaiian Sweetheart) (Weiss, Peretti, Creatore) 2:20
B2 Ito Eats (Tepper-Bennett) 1:25
B3 Slicin ‘Sand (Tepper-Bennett) 1:34
B4 Hawaiian Sunset (Tepper-Bennett) 2:30
B5 Beach Boys Blue (Tepper-Bennett) 2:00
B6 Island Of Love (Kauai) (Tepper-Bennett) 2:40
B7 Hawaiian Wedding Song (Hoffman, King, Manning) 2:48
Musicians actors / Personnel:
Elvis Presley – Lead Vocals
Scotty Moore, Tiny Timbrell e Hank Garland – Guitarras
Bob Moore: Low
DJ Fontana: Battery
It Blaine: Bateria
Bernie Matinson: Battery
Floyd Cramer: Piano
Dudley Brooks: Piano e Celesta
Boots Randolph: Saxophone
George Fields: Harmonica
Alvino Rey: Hawaiian Guitar (Steel Guitar)
Fred Tavares: Ukelele
Bernie Lewis: Ukelele
The Jordanaires and The Surfers: Support Voices