Blue Hawaii (song)
|Single by Bing Crosby|
|Recorded||February 22, 1937|
|Writer(s)||Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger|
|With Lani McIntyre and His Hawaiians
"Blue Hawaii" is a popular song written by Leo Robin and Ralph Rainger for the 1937 Paramount Pictures film Waikiki Wedding, starring Bing Crosby and Shirley Ross. Crosby recorded a version with backing by Lani McIntyre and His Hawaiians, which was released in 1937 as the B-side of "Sweet Leilani." This reached the No. 5 spot in the charts of the day during a 13-week-stay 
The song subsequently received numerous cover versions, most successfully as the title track of the 1961 Elvis Presley film, the soundtrack of which stayed at #1 on the album chart for twenty consecutive weeks.
- Al Bowlly - (1937)
- Bing Crosby - Decca 1175 (1937). Crosby also recorded the song for the album Bing: A Musical Autobiography in 1954.
- Patti Page - Page 3 - A Collection of Her Most Famous Songs (1957 album)
- Billy Vaughn - Dot Records 45-15879 (1957)
- Frank Sinatra - Come Fly with Me (1958)
- Andy Williams - Two Time Winners (1959) and To You Sweetheart, Aloha (1959)
- George Greeley - Warner Bros. Records WS-1366 (1960)
- Jane Morgan - Jane Morgan Sings More Golden Hits Kapp Records KL-1275 (1961)
- Elvis Presley - Blue Hawaii (1961)
- Pat Boone with Shirley Boone - I Love You Truly (1962)
- Willie Nelson - Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)
- Suburban Rhythm - Suburban Rhythm (1997)
- David Byrne - Big Love: Hymnal (2008)
- Decca 1000 - 1500 Numerical Listing 1175
- Songs from the Year 1937
- Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 106. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
- "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved April 9, 2017.
- "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved April 9, 2017.
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