PEARLY SHELLS

Latest update on 09/10/2014

Artist: Webley Edwards' Hawaii Calls Singers
Author: Webley Edwards/Leon Pober
Label: Capitol
Year: 1962

Feat. Hannani Kahalewai, Hawaii's first lady of song. Song about Pearl Harbor based upon Hawaii traditional Pupu A 'O 'Ewa.

Covers:

1963:

Surfers

1964:

Hannani [for Decca]

1964:

Burl Ives [hit US]

1964:

Martin Denny

1964:

Arthur Lyman [title track lp]

1964:

Billy Vaughn [idem]

1964:

Jack Jones [as First Night Of The Full Moon; credits for Hal David/Alfred Kealoha Perry]

1964:

Kilima Hawaiians

1965:

Ronnie Tober [as Marijke Uit Krabbendijke]

1965:

Rex Gildo [as Wennes sein muss, kann ich Treu sein; hit GER]

1965:

Bjorn Tidmand

1967:

Ray Conniff

1967:

Waikikis

1968:

Don Ho [as Pupu A O Ewa]

1968:

Connie Francis

Song also featured in John Wayne film Donovan's Reef in '63.

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