Today In History

March 21, 1961
The soundtrack recording for Blue Hawaii began at Radio Recorders at 1.00 p.m. They worked until 11.50 p.m. In 2 days there were completed 15 songs, including Can't Help Falling In Love. The usual Nashville players were there including Hal Blaine, a percussionist, and steel guitar and ukuleles to help create a Hawaiian sound.
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"Still, to this day, I don't understand why the song "HURT" got all the attention, when the single "HURT/FOR THE HEART" was released in 1976. I like both sides of this single, but, in my opinion, "For the Heart" was the stronger choice for radio airplay. It was a "fresh new song" in 1976. The song rocks and the vocals are strong."
GEORGE (GK)

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