In 1970, Hula Records released an album produced by Don McDiarmid, Jr. called, Hawaiian Love Songs, featuring Palani Vaughan.
Orchestral arrangements were by Seji Hiraoka of Japan.
Frank ‘Palani’ Vaughan, Jr. was born on May 27, 1944, and we lost him, at the age of 72, on December 8, 2016.
After recording Meet Palani Vaughan & the Sunday Manoa in 1967, Palani joined the Hawaii National Guard. Upon his return, he recorded Hawaiian Love Songs in 1970.
By 1973, Palani began writing and recording his Ia ‘Oe E Ka La series of 4 volumes to honor King Kalakaua.
Today, we’ll share some of our favorite recordings from “Hawaiian Love Songs” from 1970.
This week's playlist:
1- Akaka Falls – Palani Vaughan
2- Lovely Hula Hands – Palani Vaughan
3- Kainoa – Palani Vaughan
4- I Fell In Love With Honolulu – Palani Vaughan
5- Kaua I Ka Huahua’i – Palani Vaughan
6- My Isle of Golden Dreams – Palani Vaughan
7- My Little Grass Shack – Palani Vaughan
8- South Sea Island Magic – Palani Vaughan
9- Waikiki – Palani Vaughan
10- Beyond The Reef – Palani Vaughan
Length: 54:08 Released on: 04-06-2018 Artist/Compiled by: Frank Palani Vaughan Jr.