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Aloha Got Soul Served Daily: Announcing the Fitted Collaboration

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Aloha Got Soul Served Daily: Announcing the Fitted Collaboration

Seventies and eighties funk-soul music is pretty obscure. My friends tell me that once you add Hawaiian into the mix, you've launched yourself into near nonexistence. That's about to change.

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Al Nobriga in Nashville: Keeping the Music Alive

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Al Nobriga in Nashville: Keeping the Music Alive

Fans of the musically masterful Al Nobriga probably wonder what he's been up to ever since moving to Nashville, Tennessee some 15+ years ago. Nobriga was a staple in the Waikiki club scene and recorded a number of albums filled with original compositions and a few covers. Guess what, Al's keeping the music alive at St. Bernard Academy, a Catholic independent school with acclaimed academic curricula and nearly 150 years of existence. "Mr. Al was a musical institution in Waikiki playing many of the night spots and recording three albums. In 1973, he wrote and recorded a song that won...

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Americana Hawaiiana: Rock Your Soul Compilation

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Americana Hawaiiana: Rock Your Soul Compilation

Aloha Got Soul is moving fast this week. There's the 70s Nightclub Reunion this Saturday, the high def DVD that's available for preorder, a glimpse of the Lil' Albert "Movin' In" album (which I'll be sharing in more depth real soon). Oh and there's the 2011 Na Hoku follow-ups that I still need to post with more photos from the awards ceremony. And now this. Five Hawaiian soul musicians on one BBE compilation. This is quite an accomplishment, especially for a mix CD with 16 songs total... way to go Hawaii for repping the Aloha sound! Cover art for Americana:...

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