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Who Is Israel "Bruddah Iz" Kamakawiwo'ole
The Best of Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
"Bruddah Iz" Sings About Life in Hawaii
Hawaiian ukulele player Israel Kamakawiwo'ole "Bruddah Iz"; was a popular entertainer and singer in Hawaii until his death in 1997 at the young age of 38. He became famous outside Hawaii when his album Facing Future was released in 1993. His reworking of 'Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World' propelled Iz into the public eye after appearing on numerous film and television soundtracks.
The much-loved, award-winning Kamakawiwo'ole has become the best selling Hawaiian musician of all time. The world-renowned version of "Over The Rainbow" is one of the most recognized songs of the last twenty years. He was also known for promoting Hawaiian rights and Hawaiian independence, both through his lyrics and his life.
I remember where I was the first time I heard his "Over The Rainbow" and I said "Who IS That?" I was an instant fan. If you are not yet a fan, maybe you will be after viewing this page. Brother Iz Albums make great gifts for Mother's Day, Father's Day, Graduation, birthdays and any gift giving occasion.
Celebrating The Life and Music of Iz
This official Video slide show of "White Sandy Beach" was created in honor of Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo`ole's 50th Birthday on May 20th. Born 1959.
IZ: The Songbook Collection - Guitar / Ukulele Edition
Seventeen songs transcribed for guitar and ukulele exactly as played by IZ including his version of "Over the Rainbow."
This CD features the Makaha Sons of Ni'ihau. Members of the group were: Moon Kaukahi, Israel (Iz) Kamakawiwo'ole, Skippy Kamakawiwo'ole, and Mel Amina.
Live at Hank's Place - Moon Kaukahi Israel (Iz) Kamakawiwo'ole Skippy Kamakawiwo'ole Mel Amina
NOW AN OUT OF PRINT VERY HARD TO FIND ITEM.
This CD is a must have for any collection of Hawaiian music! Released to celebrate the 25th Anniversay of The Makaha Sons of Ni'ihau's first recording made live at Hank's, includes a 16 page booklet with Hawaiian lyrics and English translations.
Nohili E - Makaha Sons of Ni'ihau - Israel "Bruddah Iz" Kamakawiwo'ole
Are You An Iz Fan?
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Bruddah IZ ~ Hawai'i Aloha
Israel Kamakawiwo' ole: The Voice Of Hawaii - On NPR Series 50 Great Voices
Israel told producer Jon de Mello, "I guess this is gonna sound kind of weird, but I'm not scared for myself for dying. Because I believe all these places are temporary. This is just one shell. Because we Hawaiians live in both worlds. It's in our veins. When our time come, don't cry for me. Don't cry for me. Plant a tree in the middle ... where they play soccer," he laughs. "Kind of small, then I'll grow big." ~NPR Interview
- Israel Kamakawiwo'ole: The Voice Of Hawaii : NPR
The late Hawaiian musician known best for his ukulele-backed rendition of "Over the Rainbow" was a man with a standout voice and tremendous size. At more than 6 feet tall and weighing close to 1,000 pounds, "IZ" died when he was only 38.
How to love unconditionally - Marlene Kamakawiwo'ole
Kamakawiwo'ole's wife, Marlene, speaks about their life together and unconditional love.
Available for the first time ever, over a decade after his death, is the definitive collection of this Hawaiian music legend.
The Best Of Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
'Somewhere Over The Rainbow' collects some of Kamakawiwo'ole's most famous songs. The album features his unique covers as well as a selection of traditional Hawaiian songs. His unforgettable music and legacy are captured here in these beautiful renditions of `What 'A Wonderful World' and 'Wind Beneath My Wings' alongside traditional Hawaiian melodies.
The world-renowned version of `Over The Rainbow', one of the most recognized songs of the last twenty years
Somewhere Over The Rainbow What A Wonderful World Chords - Lyrics with chords
Here, this ones for gaby
Somewhere over the rainbow
Way up high
And the dreams that you dream of once in a lullaby
- Somewhere Over The Rainbow What A Wonderful World Chords by Israel Kamakawiwoole @ Ultimate-Guitar.C
Somewhere Over The Rainbow What A Wonderful World chords by Israel Kamakawiwoole at Ultimate-Guitar.Com
Care For The Land - care for the Hawaiian culture
Kamakawiwo'ole's song Hawai'i '78 "demonstrates the beliefs and hopes that he had for the people of Hawai'i: the life of this land is the life of the people, and that to care for the land (malama ' aina) is to care for the Hawaiian culture.""
"In Hawaii, we talk about this thing we call mana," says musician Del Beazley, who grew up with Israel and wrote two of his songs. "Mana is like an energy that you get. We believe we get ours from the elements first, the Earth, your sky, your ocean, your God, and all that is inside of us. And when we open our mouth to speak, to sing or to play, that's what we let out. But it's that that makes him [Israel] special, because his mana always came out."
Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo ole - "Hawai'i '78" - OFFICIAL Video
From the Platinum selling album "Facing Future," released in 1993. which featured his most popular song, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World", along with "Hawai'i 78",and "White Sandy Beach of Hawai'i."
Bruddah Iz ~ White Sandy Beach
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- Artist Wiki: Israel Kamamawiwo'ole - Last.fm
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- Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features
"Bradda Iz" has plenty aloha on his 37th birthday. Photos by Craig Kojima, Star-BulletinIZIsrael Kamakawiwo'ole has "seen it all, done it all
- Brudda Bu's Ukulele Heaven
Bradda Israel Kamakawiwo'oleThis page is dedicated to the Hawaiian Supah-man, Bradda IZ! -- peace -- May 20, 1959 - June 26, 1997Israel Ka'ano'i Kamakawiwo'ole was born May 20, 1959 to Henry (aka Tiny) KaleiAloha Naniwa Kamakwiwo`ole Jr. and Evangeli
- Honolulu Star-Bulletin Local News
Isles bid aloha,not goodbye, toBrudda IzPhotos by Dennis Oda, Star-BulletinThousands paid their respects to the late Israel 'Iz'Kamakawiwo'ole as his body lies in state at the Capitolyesterday. Below, his wife, Marlene, spends a private momentat the
- Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Alone In IZ World
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Alone In IZ World (Big Boy/Mountain Apple, 2001)First of all, it is no exaggeration to say that Alone In IZ World is the most popular Hawaiian album ever issued. It is the first to jump into the No. 1 spot on Billboard's world
- Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole From Wikipedia, Bruddah Iz on the cover of Facing Future Israel "Bruddah Iz" Kamakawiwoʻole (May 20, 1959 - June 26, 1997) (pronounced IPA [kamaka
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