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Aloha ‘Oe

03 Jul
English: Cover to Aloha Oe, 1890 by Queen Lili...

Cover of Aloha ‘Oe, 1890, from Wikipedia

This famous Hawaiian farewell song was written by Princess Lili’uokalani in 1878. Its haunting melody has been covered numerous times, from the more usual ukulele and steel guitars to full orchestral; from Elvis Presley, Andy Williams, Duane Eddy, Marty Robbins and Johnny Cash to the Goombay Dance Band.

Play the Ukulele Boogaloo version or see the YouTube tutorial below.

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Posted by on July 3, 2012 in PLUC - Songs We Play

 

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