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The Hawaiian singer known affectionately as Bruddah Iz was still being mourned when this respectful reworking of outtakes was released 10 years after his premature passing. In tribute to 1950s exotica, arranger Jon de Mello layers lush strings over Iz’s sweet interpretations of global pop favourites, highlighted by the children’s lullaby “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” (recast as a nocturnal lament) and the island pride waltz of “A Hawaiian Like Me.” It’s all graced with the singer’s delightful ukulele, of course.

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I just bought the first song on this album. It was such a relaxing song. LOVE THE SONG!!!!!!!! (Wonderful World)

Biography

Born: May 20, 1959 in Honolulu, HI

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s

The most popular entertainer in Hawaii until his tragic death in 1997, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole formed the traditional Makaha Sons as a teenager in the mid-'70s, went out on his own in more of a contemporary style by the 1990s, and released four immensely popular recordings before passing away just after the release of 1996's N Dis Life. Born in the Honolulu suburb of Kaimuki, Kamakawiwo'ole later moved to nearby Makaha. In allegiance to his new home, Israel formed the Makaha Sons of Ni'ihau with brother...
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Wonderful World, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
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  • $11.99
  • Genres: World, Music
  • Released: Jun 26, 2007

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