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Harry Owens & His Royal Hawaiians - Songs Of The Islands: Hawaiian Magic 1937-57

Harry Owens & His Royal Hawaiians - Songs Of The Islands: Hawaiian Magic 1937-57

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Harry Owens was a cornetist, bandleader and composer who became indelibly associated with the music of Hawaii when he was musical director of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki in 1934. With His Royal Hawaiians Owens became one of the foremost exponents of melodies and styles inspired by the Hawaiian islands and culture over the next 20 years and more.

This 49-track 2CD collection includes recordings made by Owens with his orchestra during the primary era of his career when he established his reputation composing and performing music in the Hawaiian idiom. It features selected A&B sides of his releases on Decca through the latter half of the 1930s, and then from his releases on Capitol and Columbia during the 1940s, along with selected tracks from his early albums for those labels in the ‘40s and ‘50s, Hawaiian Melodies, Voice Of The Trade Winds and Polynesian Holiday. It features his classic compositions Sweet Leilani, Song Of The Islands, Cocoanut Grove, Voice Of The Trade Winds and more, and includes a recording with Bing Crosby form the ‘30s.

For lovers of this style of music, it’s an absolute must, and it’s an evocative showcase for his unique approach to composing and arranging, capturing the imagery and atmosphere of Hawaii in the islands’ music.


TRACKS

Disc 1
Track Title Artist
1 Down Where The Trade Winds Blow Harry Owens & His Hawaiians

2

Dancing Under The Stars Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
3 King's Serenade Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
4 O-Ke-Le-Ma-Lu-Na Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
5 Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wa Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
6 Ua Like Noa Like Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
7 Na 'Lii Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
8 Oni Oni (The Wiggle) Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
9 Tomi Tomi Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
10 Beneath A Banyan Tree Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
11 Dreamy Hawaiian Moon Harry Owens Royal Hawaiian Orchestra
12 Sweet Hawaiian Chimes Bing Crosby & Harry Owens
13 Song Of The Islands Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
14 Aloha Oe Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
15 Hawaiian Paradise Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
16 Sing A Hula Song Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
17 Little Angel Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
18 Ukelele Lady Harry Owens Royal Hawaiians
19 Song Of The Sea Harry Owens Royal Hawaiians
20 Sweet Hawaiian Moonlight Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
21 Calling All Lovers Harry Owens & His Hawaiians
22 Tomai Ho Eu Eu Harry Owens Royal Hawaiians
23 Princess Poo Poo-Ly Has Plenty Papaya Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
24 Poi My Boy Will Make A Man Of You Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiian Hotel Orchestra
Disc 2:
Track Title Artist
1 Purple Hills Of Hawaii Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
2 Cocoanut Grove Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
3 Maui Girl Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
4 The Laughing Song Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
5 Down On Ami Ami Oni Ini Isle Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
6 Sweet Leilani Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
7 To You, Sweetheart, Aloha Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
8 My Isle Of Golden Dreams Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
9 Poi, My Boy Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
10 Huapala Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
11 Sing Me A Song Of The Islands Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
12 Princess Poo-Poo-Ly Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
13 You Like No A Like Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
14 Aloha Oe Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
15 Song Of The Sunset Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
16 Menahune Lullaby Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
17 Voice Of The Trade Winds Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
18 Cool Head, Main Thing Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
19 Tradewind Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
20 Bora Bora Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
21 Moraea Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
22 Come Back To Raratonga Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
23 Hawaii My Island Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
24 Polynesian Holiday Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
25 Iaoroana Harry Owens And His Royal Hawaiians
  • Artist:
    Harry Owens & His Royal Hawaiians
  • EAN:
    824046345921
  • FORMAT:
    CD
  • Discs:
    2
  • Release:
    February 2023
  • Brand:
    Acrobat
  • Product Code:
    ADDCD3459
  • Weight:
    0.12kg