George de Fretes and his Royal Hawaiian Minstrels - The Home Recordings Vol. 1

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George de Fretes played an important role in the Hawaiian and Indo Rock Music scene. When he was sixteen years old he started his first musical group. He composed many new songs and played many traditionals. He also played many musical instruments like for example: trumpet, saxaphone, guitar and violin but he was world champion on steel guitar. He died in November 1981. After he died some family members continued with the Royal Hawaiian Minstrels. This album with 22 songs is part 1 of five unique albums he recorded at home. An nostalgic document. (see also the other 4 albums made by George De Fretes, his brother Peter De Fretes and cousin Roy de Fretes)


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Songs on album:

1. Royal Hawaiian Hula
2. Tahuaala
3. Ku'u Ipo
4. Song Of Old Hawaii
5. Farewell For Just A While
6. Kaneohe Hula
7. Wailana Waltz
8. Alekoki
9. Narcissus Queen
10. Lehua Lani
11. Rock-A-Hula Baby
12. An Orange Groove In California
13. Kawaohi Kukapulani
14. Hawaiian Reveries
15. Kainoa
16. Royal Hawaiaan Hotel
17. Hawaiian Love
18. Sing Me A Song Of The Islands
19. Moana Chimes
20. Kamalani O Keaukaha
21. Now Is The Hour
22. Manuela Boy


Ordernumber: CD 192570
Barcode: 8713897925708

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