Robert Horvat at the "If It Happened Yesterday..." blog provides a delightful balm to the hangover I was feeling in the wake of the end of my successful Hawaiian History Week. This is a fun and interesting article about the origins of Hawaii's most famous contribution to world music, the ukulele. He even manages to work in Pearl Jam! Great article.
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(Hawaiian born Israel Kamakawiwo’ole was one most talented ukulele players and performers to have graced this earth. His medley of “Somewhere over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful world” is his most recognisable song outside of Hawaii.) 480 more words
It’s winter in Disasterland. Although beautiful, it’s stark, and I succumb to nesting/hibernating like most people do in this climate. Happily, I have found an antidote to the winter doldrums, which I recommend that every person attempts to find (and yours will be different from mine). 235 more words
I recorded this cover about a year ago and am still really proud of it so here.