“Can’t Help Falling in Love” (2. analysis)

The  melody is based on “Plaisir d’amour”, a popular French love song composed in 1784 by a German with an Italian name, Jean-Paul Egide-Martini. The song was initially written for a woman as “rom“, which explains the first and third line ending on “in” and “sin” rather than words rhyming with “you”. Elvis Presley‘s version… Read More “Can’t Help Falling in Love” (2. analysis)