LEILANI (WREATH OF HEAVEN)

Latest update on 14/05/2013

Artist: Sol Hoopii
Author: Harry Owens
Label: Brunswick
Year: 1935

B-side of Hawaiian Honeymoon. Harry wrote it when his daughter Leilani was born.

Covers:

1937:

Bing Crosby [as Sweet Leilani in film Waikiki Wedding; n°1 US and with Blue Hawaii on the B-side]

1938:

Harry Owens & His Royal Hawaiians [idem in film Cocoanut Grove]

1939:

Don Redman

1957:

Marty Robbins

1959:

Les Paul & Mary Ford

1959:

Andy Williams

1960:

Sam Cooke

1961:

Benny Goodman

1963:

Platters

1963:

Pat Boone

1963:

Duane Eddy

1965:

Burl Ives

1965:

Henri Mancini

1968:

Kilima Hawaiians

1969:

Frank Zappa [on You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol 1]

1996:

Chris Isaak

2000:

Sonny Rollins [all as Sweet Leilani]

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