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  • My Honolulu Hula Girl

    Sue Rogers posted on April 18, 2015 01:04

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    My Honolulu Hula Girl - Music and words: "Sonny" Cunha, 1909

    Source: Louise McKee, Sonny Cunha's Music Book, Copyright 1909 by Bergstrom Music Co. - This song, composed in 1909, under the original title My Honolulu Hula Girl was dedicated to Rene Dietrich. Multi-talented Albert R. "Sonny" Cunha is credited as being the father of the hapa haole song, his legacy to Hawaiian music. He influenced Johnny Noble and Henry Kailimai, among others, and toured the mainland for two years with his group.

    *****REVISED/REFORMATTED July 8, 2019  - SR******

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    Posted in: Individual Songs, May 2015 BUG jam, July 20, 2016 - Anything Goes, January 2017 - BUG Event songs, January 2018 - BUG Event Songs, Jan 2019, July 2019 (1 Comments)


Mike Cox
# Mike Cox
Monday, April 27, 2015 9:59 PM
What a great song Sue, I can't wait for May! I will make sure to practice this one when its ready.