I’ve never been to Hawaii. I’d love to though. Seems like a great place.
It’s also well known for being intensely relaxed, which naturally filters through to the island’s music.
Case in point – this song. It’s a classic Hawaiian folk style, instantly recognisable as being from the Aloha isles.
Funny really, because George de Fretes was Indonesian and spent a lot of his career in the Netherlands.
Still – if you’re craving a soft ukelele, a slide guitar, and a blast of sonic sunshine, then whack this on!
It’s hard to say when this was recorded, because it appears on a posthumously released album called The Home Recordings Vol. 1. that was released in 1998.