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Somewhere Over The Rainbow - The Greatest Hits

Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole Audio CD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)
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Israel Kamakawiwo’ole - The Man behind the Music

Israel Kamakawiwo’ole was born in Honolulu in May 1959 and throughout the later part of his life became obese. At one point IZ carried 757 pounds on his 6-foot 2-inch frame. He endured ill health caused by his weight and sadly died aged 38 on June 26 1997. As his body lay in state, an estimated 10,000 filed past his casket to ... Read more in Amazon's Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole Store

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  • Audio CD (10 Jan 2011)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Decca
  • ASIN: B0040X46TE
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,972 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Listen  1. Over The Rainbow 3:32Album Only
Listen  2. Hawai'i' ?78 5:15£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. White Sandy Beach 2:36£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Wind Beneath My Wings / He Hawai'i Au 4:36£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Kaulana Kawaihae 3:59£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. 'ulili E 2:49£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Hele On To Kaua'i 2:24£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Ka Pua U'i 2:53£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Hi'ilawe 4:43£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. La 'elima 3:38£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. 'opae E 4:08£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. In This Life 4:09£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen13. What A Wonderful World 4:30£0.99  Buy MP3 


Product Description

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Somewhere Over The Rainbow collects some of Hawaiian ukulele player Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's most famous songs. His reworking of "Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World" propelled Kamakawiwo'ole into the public eye after appearing on numerous film and television soundtracks. The album features his unique covers as well as a selection of traditional Hawaiian songs.

Available for the first time ever, the definitive collection of Hawaiian music legend "IZ" captures his his unforgettable music and legacy.

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32 of 32 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Israel K - Somewhere Over the Rainbow Album 15 Jan 2011
By Sassy56
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
This is a very pure and gentle album that is real chill out stuff. It is nice to hear the wonderful quality and tone in Israel K's voice and to hear him sing about his homeland is uplifting. Naturally, most buy the cd for the cover of Somewhere Over the Rainbow which is amazing, but do please take the time to listen to the rest of the album as it is different, yes, but well worth a listen. It is fine for people to download single tracks if that is what they want to do but to do that would mean not hearing this wonderful (sadly no longer with us) mans beautiful voice. We all have our own opinions and views but I love to buy CD's and hope to be able to do so for many years to come. This is a must album in any collection. Buy it, play it, love it!
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars His music is so good, I returned it to Amazon! 4 Feb 2011
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I have given this 5 stars because I have been absolutely bowled over by Iz's music - I had never heard of him before. After playing the cd halfway I took it out the player and sent it back to Amazon. Instead, I ordered ALL of Iz's full cd's, plus three of the cd's he made with his former band. There is so much beautiful music on all of his cd's, the "Greatest Hits" one simply does not do him justice.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brings Sunshine Every Day 12 Dec 2013
By Clair
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This is a real chill out CD. The vocals and tracks make you feel you are forever in the sun.
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5.0 out of 5 stars ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS 4 Oct 2011
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What a wonderful surprise this album was, so spiritual, relaxing, beautiful voice, meaningful, for summers in the garden for winters by the fire, so adaptable and very very beautiful.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars spot on 28 Feb 2011
Format:Audio CD
This was a gift to the wife, she played it once and never stopped playing it.She is over the moon with it, Says the songs and music are great and his voice is so soothing and smooth.We would another cd later on from the same singer.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful... 4 Feb 2011
By Amanda
Format:Audio CD
Heard the song Somewhere over the Rainbow and just loved it so bought the CD, some of the songs are quite different and not as good but his voice and the ukelele come across so beautifully definitely recommend buying this - its a pity he is not with us anymore to make more of this beautiful music
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5.0 out of 5 stars Entertaning 15 July 2014
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Excellent disc.packaging adequate,intack on arrival
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 13 July 2014
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars legend
Love this cd,,,,,,,,,,artist has fantastic voice
Published 4 days ago by Mrs M Busby
5.0 out of 5 stars but the whole thing is just wonderful. Beautiful
This is a lovely cd. Originally bought for just one track, but the whole thing is just wonderful. Beautiful, beautiful voice. Such a loss.
Published 4 days ago by Glynis
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very good
Published 5 days ago by Frank Donnelly
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
we both like this very much
Published 6 days ago by billy bob
3.0 out of 5 stars his favourite track in recent times
Sadly, CD was bought to play the title track for my brother's funeral, his favourite track in recent times. Read more
Published 22 days ago by ngd
4.0 out of 5 stars cd
this is a good cd to listen to in the car as i drive along and stuck in traffic jams
Published 29 days ago by nikki
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent
I have heard IZ's version of 'Over The Rainbow' many time on radio and in movies, so I decided to buy this record. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Astronomer
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful version of Over the Rainbow
Somewhere over the Rainbow is a classic and was recorded by Israel before he died in 1993. Anyone that hasn't heard it should Utube it and listen then buy the CD as it is amazing.
Published 2 months ago by Mary Michaels
5.0 out of 5 stars israel kamakawiwo ole
such a pleasent listening to cd so easy to play over and over again,must get other recordings,to add to this one
Published 2 months ago by mr edward nicholson
5.0 out of 5 stars Hidden treasure
I chose this rating because the cd is everything I expected from IZ having researched him, when you want to chill listen to IZ
Published 3 months ago by hugbob
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