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Old 08-19-2003, 07:11 AM   #1
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Isreal Kamakawiwo'ole...

...did a unique version of Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World, anybody ever hear it?
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Old 08-19-2003, 08:52 AM   #2
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Excellent arrangement. We used it in a video at my daugther's Bat Mitzvah party. The simple uke strumming is great. Too bad Isreal had a short life. We was very talented
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Old 08-19-2003, 12:01 PM   #3
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Great version of the tune. They play it on our local public radio station about once a week. It was also on a soundtrack recently, but the movie escapes me right now.
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Old 08-19-2003, 03:30 PM   #4
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I think it's on the "Meet Joe Black" soundtrack.







But it's also on his own CD "Facing Future", which rarely leaves the rotation in my truck. Brudda Iz did a great cover of "Take Me Home Country Road" Hawaiian style on the same CD. Body of a sumo wrestler, but the voice of an angel, we lost him way too early.
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Old 08-20-2003, 02:49 PM   #5
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Old 11-08-2007, 08:11 AM   #6
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I grabbed this from itunes last night. Man this is an awesome interpretation of that song...

I have read somewhere it is one of the top downloads from the itunes site.
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Old 11-09-2007, 06:52 PM   #7
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They used it on the wedding video when we got married on the beach in Maui.
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Old 11-11-2007, 04:43 AM   #8
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Yes, it was played at our wedding too. IIRC, Tara walked down the aisle to it. I can't remember anything...
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