Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

This one is for reader R.L.

ok, so the streaming link I had here before, once I listened to it in a quiet place, I realized that I had been had. I don't know who that was, but it wasn't Israel Kamakawiwo'ole. (BTW - it was IMEEM.com - don't go there because they spelled the name Israel Kamakawiwo Ole to appear almost correct but different enough in a legally deniable way. Assholes.). His soft & husky voice cannot be faked, and whoever was singing that song had a wa-a-a-a-a-ay too clear voice and articulation. The song was lovely, sure, but it wasn't intergalactic like the real thing.

So here is the corrected link (from youtube this time), with apologies to all who clicked and were underwhelmed:

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