"Blue Hawaii" is a popular song written by Leo Robin and Ralph Rainger for the 1937 Paramount Pictures film Waikiki Wedding, starring Bing Crosby andShirley 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."
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.
- Bing Crosby - Decca 1175 (1937)
- Billy Vaughn - Dot Records 45-15879 (1957)
- Frank Sinatra - Come Fly with Me (1958)
- Andy Williams - Two Time Winners (1959)
- George Greeley - Warner Bros. Records WS-1366 (1960)
- Elvis Presley - Blue Hawaii (1961)
- Willie Nelson - Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)
- Suburban Rhythm - Suburban Rhythm (1997)
- David Byrne - Big Love: Hymnal (2008)