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Original Hawaiian Steel Guitar

Original Hawaiian Steel Guitar

Performed by Tony Ku and accompanied by Tomomi Suguira, this unlikely duo from Japan capture the essence of the Hawaiian Steel Guitar sound with a collection of traditional Hawaiian songs. Attaining that mellow and exotic sound was "achieved by fretting with a "steel bar" on a regular acoustic Spanish guitar held flat across the lap." Liner notes include history of Steel Guitar.

RELATED LESSON PLAN
"Island Soundscape: Musics of Hawaii, the Solomon Islands, and Papua New Guinea"

Track Listing

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Fair Hawaii Tony Ku 2:42
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102
Pa'au'au Waltz Tony Ku 2:34
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103
Pupu o Ewa Tony Ku 2:37
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104
Kuu Ipo Tony Ku 2:36
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105
Akahi Hoi; Aina Hau; Moani Ke Ala Tony Ku 2:24
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106
Ke Kali Nei Au Tony Ku 2:14
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201
Beautiful Kahana Tony Ku 1:54
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202
Kamehameha Waltz Tony Ku 2:14
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203
Manu'o'o Tony Ku 2:17
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204
Aloha No Au I Ko Maka; Wai O Minehaha Tony Ku 2:05
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205
Na Moku Eha; He Aloha No O Honolulu Tony Ku 2:27
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206
Wailana Tony Ku 2:21
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207
Aloha Oe Tony Ku 2:03

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