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Papa Tom
11-17-2014, 07:27 AM
A friend just left some Hawaiian Ukulele vinyl 33 1/3 albums he found at a garage sale on my desk. They are:

Malekowa & The Trade Winds: Hawaii Guitars & Ukuleles
Jimmy Uke & His Islanders: Hawaiian Holiday
Johnny Pineapple & His Orchestra: Hawaiian Holiday With...

My uke tastes don't really swing toward Hawaiian, so these LPs from (probably) the 60's and 70's sound a little hokey to me. However, i don't want to toss them or hang them on the wall if they are valuable.

Does anybody know anything about these groups?

janeray1940
11-17-2014, 07:35 AM
I don't know those groups specifically, but there's a whole new generation of hipsters who are into vinyl and into tiki/hawaiiana/exotica type music. So I'd check eBay and Etsy to see if you can find any of those titles or artists.

UkerDanno
11-17-2014, 09:37 AM
just send them to me I'll appreciate them!

KevinV
11-17-2014, 10:59 AM
I'd hang on to them. It's not like 3 LP's are going to take up that much space. But then again, I'm a sucker for old vinyl and record players.

Pueo
11-17-2014, 11:30 AM
I did a quick search and this does look like the type of music that was aimed at visitors rather than locals, but I would be interested in listening to that first record, as anything with twin steel guitars probably sounds nice!