Blue Hawaii (album)


Blue Hawaii (album)

Infobox Album
Name = Blue Hawaii
Type = Soundtrack
Longtype =
Artist = Elvis Presley


Released = October 1, 1961
Recorded = 1961
Genre = Rock and roll
Length =
Label = RCA (RCA LSP-2426)
Producer = Steve Sholes
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|2.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&token=&sql=10:wnfqxqe5ldae link]
Last album = "Something for Everybody"
(1961)
This album = "Blue Hawaii"
(1961)
Next album = "Pot Luck"
(1962)

"Blue Hawaii", the soundtrack album to the film "Blue Hawaii" was recorded from March 21-23, 1961 at Radio Recorders in Hollywood, California, and was released in October.

Recording musicians

*Elvis Presley - vocals
*The Surfers - background vocals
*The Jordanaires - background vocals
*Hank Garland, Tiny Timbrell - guitar
*Bernie Lewis - steel guitar
*Bob Moore - bass
*Floyd Cramer, Dudley Brooks - piano
*D.J. Fontana, Bernie Mattinson, Hal Blaine - drums
*Boots Randolph - saxophone
*George Field - harmonica
*Fred Tavares, Alvino Rey - ukulele

Tracks

Side 1

#"Blue Hawaii" - (Leo Robin & Ralph Rainger)
#"Almost Always True" - (Ben Weisman & Fred Wise)
#"Aloha Oe" - (Queen Lili'uokalani)
#"No More" - (Don Robertson & Hal Blair)
#"Can't Help Falling in Love" - (George Weiss, Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore)
#"Rock-A-Hula Baby" - (Ben Weisman, Fred Wise, Dolores Fuller)
#"Moonlight Swim" - (Ben Weisman & Sylvia Dee)

Side 2

#"Ku-u-i-po" ("Hawaiian Sweetheart") - (George Weiss, Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore)
#"Ito Eats" - (Sid Tepper & Roy C. Bennett)
#"Slicin' Sand" - (Sid Tepper & Roy C. Bennett)
#"Hawaiian Sunset" - (Sid Tepper & Roy C. Bennett)
#"Beach Boy Blues" - (Sid Tepper & Roy C. Bennett)
#"Island Of Love" - (Sid Tepper & Roy C. Bennett)
#"Hawaiian Wedding Song" - (Al Hoffman, Dick Manning, Charles King)

Chart positions

succession box
before = "Judy at Carnegie Hall" by Judy Garland
title = "Billboard" 200 number-one album (mono)
years = December 11 1961 - May 4 1962
after = "West Side Story (soundtrack)"
by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim
succession box
before = "Stereo 35/MM" by Enoch Light & the Light Brigade
title = "Billboard" 200 number-one album (stereo)
years = December 11 1961 - January 12 1962
after = "Holiday Sing Along with Mitch" by Mitch Miller


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