Can't Help Falling In Love chords

by Elvis Presley

  • Can't Help Falling In Love was written by Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore and George David Weiss. The melody is based on a classical romantic piece by composer Jean-Paul-Égide Martini (1741–1816) called "Plaisir d'amour.
  • Recorded by Elvis: March 23, 1961
  • Released: Oct 1, 1961 from the album Blue Hawaii
  • Genre: Pop
  • Music: Key of D Major in 4/4 time at ~ 68 bpm
  • Guitar Chords: D, D/A, Em, F#m, G, A7, Bm, B7, C#7

Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley

Intro: 4/4  ||  D   -   A  |   D   ||

    D    F#m  Bm                  G    D   A7
1. Wise  men  say___      On-ly fools rush in
       G  A7    Bm        Em          D/A   A7   D 
   But I can't help___    Fal-ling in love with you


     D   F#m  Bm                   G   D  A7    
2. Shall  I  stay___      Would it be  a  sin
      G  A7    Bm         Em          D/A   A7   D 
   If I can't help___     Fal-ling in love with you


        F#m            C#7       F#m            C#7
Chorus: Like a riv-er flows___   Sure-ly to the sea
        F#m             C#7      F#m        B7           | Em  - A7  |
        Darl-ing so it goes___   Some things  are meant to be

    D   F#m  Bm                    G     D   A7   
3. Take my  hand___       Take my whole life too
       G  A7    Bm        Em          D/A   A7   D 
   For I can't help___    Fal-ling in love with you


        F#m            C#7       F#m            C#7
Chorus: Like a riv-er flows___   Sure-ly to the sea
        F#m             C#7      F#m        B7           | Em  - A7  |
        Darl-ing so it goes___   Some things  are meant to be


    D   F#m  Bm                    G     D   A7
4. Take my  hand___       Take my whole life too
       G  A7    Bm        Em          D/A   A7   D 
   For I can't help___    Fal-ling in love with you

       G  A7    Bm        Em          D/A   A7   D
   For I can't help___    Fal-ling in love with you...

D Major

Fingers 1, 2, 3, 4 : Notes played
Unmarked strings: Play open 
x: don't play string

 Right Handed Chord Tabs 
           D                 D/A                Em                 F#m                 G 
    e|---|-2-|---|     e|---|-2-|---|     e|---|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|---|---|-3-|
    B|---|---|-3-|     B|---|---|-3-|     B|---|---|---|     B|-1-|---|---|     B|---|---|---|
    G|---|-1-|---|     G|---|-1-|---|     G|---|---|---|     G|-1-|---|---|     G|---|---|---|
    D|---|---|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|---|-2-|---|     D|-1-|---|-4-|     D|---|---|---|
    A|---|---|---|x    A|---|---|---|     A|---|-1-|---|     A|-1-|---|-3-|     A|---|-1-|---|
    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|     E|-1-|---|---|     E|---|---|-2-|
Frets  1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          2   3   4          1   2   3

           A                 Bm                 B7                 C#7                C#7 (alt) 
    e|---|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|---|-4-|---|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|-4-|
    B|---|-3-|---|     B|-1-|-2-|---|     B|---|---|---|     B|-1-|---|-4-|     B|-1-|---|-3-|---|
    G|---|-2-|---|     G|-1-|---|-4-|     G|---|-3-|---|     G|-1-|---|---|     G|-1-|---|-3-|---|
    D|---|-1-|---|     D|-1-|---|-3-|     D|-1-|---|---|     D|-1-|---|-3-|     D|-1-|---|-3-|---|
    A|---|---|---|     A|-1-|---|---|     A|---|-2-|---|     A|-1-|---|---|     A|-1-|---|---|---|
    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|---|x
Frets  1   2   3          2   3   4          1   2   3          4   5   6          4   5   6   7


Left Handed Chord Tabs
          D                 D/A                Em                 F#m                 G
    |---|-2-|---|e     |---|-2-|---|e     |---|---|---|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |-3-|---|---|e
    |-3-|---|---|B     |-3-|---|---|B     |---|---|---|B     |---|---|-1-|B     |---|---|---|B
    |---|-1-|---|G     |---|-1-|---|G     |---|---|---|G     |---|---|-1-|G     |---|---|---|G
    |---|---|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |---|-2-|---|D     |-4-|---|-1-|D     |---|---|---|D
   x|---|---|---|A     |---|---|---|A     |---|-1-|---|A     |-3-|---|-1-|A     |---|-1-|---|A
   x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E     |---|---|---|E     |---|---|-1-|E     |-2-|---|---|E
      3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          4   3   2          3   2   1   Frets
      
          A                 Bm                 B7                 C#7                C#7 (alt)
    |---|---|---|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |---|-4-|---|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |-4-|---|---|-1-|e
    |---|-3-|---|B     |---|-2-|-1-|B     |---|---|---|B     |-4-|---|-1-|B     |---|-3-|---|-1-|B
    |---|-2-|---|G     |-4-|---|-1-|G     |---|-3-|---|G     |---|---|-1-|G     |---|-3-|---|-1-|G
    |---|-1-|---|D     |-3-|---|-1-|D     |---|---|-1-|D     |-3-|---|-1-|D     |---|-3-|---|-1-|D
    |---|---|---|A     |---|---|-1-|A     |---|-2-|---|A     |---|---|-1-|A     |---|---|---|-1-|A
   x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|---|E
      3   2   1          4   3   2          3   2   1          6   5   4          7   6   5   4   Frets
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