When I hear Israel Kamakawiwo’ole’s sing “Over The Rainbow”, the tears come pouring out. It’s not the song because I’ve listened to Eric Clapton and Ariana Grande sing the same song and nether have any effect on me. But Israel’s version makes me fear of me ever hearing it in public where I will need a mask and sunglasses to hide the crying mess. RIP Israel, you had soul.


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Ua Mau ke Ea o ka ʻĀina i ka Pono

Jan 13, 2021 at 7:58pm

"The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness" .......... OCM Sto:lo Salutations

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I feel you

Jan 13, 2021 at 9:44pm

It’s a beautiful song and I play it on my tenor Uke all the time. Israel’s version is the best and she has another beautiful song I highly recommend called White Sandy Beach Of Hawaii.

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Jan 14, 2021 at 3:34pm

Israel had a pretty tragic story. His resilience and appreciation for life come through in his voice.

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I had

Jan 14, 2021 at 5:49pm

a crush on dorthy

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Jan 15, 2021 at 2:18pm

Tears ...every time I hear Israel...
Love most renditions, from young, tragic Judy to all the others, but I can’t explain why his version moves me so much, but, tears, every damn time...

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Finding Forrester

Jan 15, 2021 at 4:57pm

This song at the end gets me every time.

Excellent movie if you haven’t seen it!

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Sorry but...

Jan 20, 2021 at 1:24am

it's been wayyyy overplayed and has become a trite cliché. Want to spell out futility to a dim audience to prop up a predictable scenario? Play that tune. Lazy.

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