Top 10 Hawaiian Pop Songs of All Time
What can you say about Hawaiian music that doesn't make you relax or think of beauty and love or the Hawaiian spirit? Hopefully nothing ... and we agree. So we scoured the planet to put together a list of our Top 10 Hawaiian Pop Songs of all time for your listening enjoyment. Play these songs and we dare you to try not to relax and think of love and beauty. We couldn't...?
You'll Want Your Own Ukulele If You Are Going to Listen to These Songs
The roots of Hawaiian music go back a thousand years and you can still hear echoes in today’s rhythms, percussion instruments, chants, and vocal styles...and of course the ukulele. Traditional music is generally simple in its structure and can be both reverent and haunting in the way that it’s presented. But today it’s also possible to hear variations of Hawaiian Pop Music that are diverse as the islands’ mix of cultures – everything from rock ‘n roll and rap to jazz and a Hawaiian form of reggae known as Jawaiian.
Night and you... And blue Hawaii... The night is heavenly... And you are heaven to me... Lovely you... And blue Hawaii... With all this loveliness... There should be love... Come with me... While the moon is on the sea... The night is you... And so are we... So are we... Dreams come true... In blue Hawaii... And mine could all come true... This magic night of nights with you... Come with me...While the moon is on the sea...The night is young... And so are we...So are we...Dreams come true... In blue Hawaii... And mine could all come true... This magic night of nights with you.
Blue Hawaii - Elvis Presley
The music of Hawaii includes an array of traditional and popular styles, ranging from native Hawaiian folk music to modern rock and hip hop. Hawaii's musical contributions to the music of the United States are out of proportion to the state's small size. Styles like slack-key guitar are well-known worldwide, while Hawaiian-tinged music is a frequent part of Hollywood soundtracks. Hawaii also made a major contribution to country music with the introduction of the steel guitar. Traditional Hawaiian folk music is a major part of the state's musical heritage. The Hawaiian people have inhabited the islands for centuries and have retained much of their traditional musical knowledge. Their music is largely religious in nature, and includes chanting and dance music.
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