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Can’t Help Falling in Love piano sheet music

Hugo Peretti

 

This beautiful song became a huge hit in 1961 when it was recorded by Elvis Presley, even though it was released as the “B” side of the record. It has had many covers in various styles, but is possibly still the most famous for the original version by Elvis Presley. If you like a slow ballad, then this is one song for you. Also the piano accompaniment is simple in the left hand and makes it a good choice if you’re a beginner.

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George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti, and Luigi Creatore wrote the song together. This trio wrote many songs and were hugely successful. They wrote an impressive list of songs for the top singers of the time, including “I can’t give you anything but my love” and “Let’s put it all together” for the Stylistics.

This gentle love song should be taken at a gentle tempo making it a good song to learn if you haven’t been playing long. Enjoy playing the beautiful melody!

Cheat sheet

 

ArtistElvis Presley
ComposerHugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, George David Weiss
Release Year1961
Genre(s)Pop
Difficulty levelIntermediate
Instrument Piano
Key(s)C major
Meter 6/8
Techniques Melody with bass notes

 

Interesting fact

The tune wasn’t actually written for this song but adapted from a melody written around 1784 by a French composer called Jean-Paul-Egide Martini.

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