EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE-1970: #63: ” CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE”- AL MARTINO

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Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #63: “Can’t Help Falling In Love”- Al Martino. February 7, 1970.

  • Single: “Can’t Help Falling In Love”- Al Martino
  • Record Company- Capitol
  • Genre: Pop
  • Written by Luigi Creatore, Hugo Peretti and David Weiss
  • Time: 2:15.
  • B-side:” You’re All The Woman That I Need”
  • Album- Can’t Help Falling In Love
  • Grade: C
  • Peaked at #51 spent 8 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.

Alfred Cini aka Al Martino was born in Philadelphia. He had 34 Hot 100 singles on the Billboard chart from 1959-77. He had 12 top 40 hits. His biggest hit was “I Love You Because” #3 in 1963. Martino played Johnny Fontane in The Godfather. Martino died in 2009 at the age of 82.

“Can’t Help Falling In Love”- of course is best known by the Elvis version in 1961 which was a huge hit- going to #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States and #1 on the UK Singles Chart. Other appearances in the Billboard Hot 100- Andy Williams #88 in 1970, Corey Hart #24 in 1987, UB40 #1 in 1993 and Christina Grimmie #74 in 2014.

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