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▶ Beloved Christian Israel "Iz" Ka'ano'i Kamakawiwo'Ole sings his renowned medley of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and "What a Wonderful World." Israel was among the most celebrated of Hawaiian performers with a kind and gentle spirit that is evident in his touching voice. He tragically died in 1997 of a heart attack at an early age (38) and has been sorely missed by his many adoring fans. In my opinion, his version of Somewhere Over The Rainbow is one of the greatest songs ever…

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Over the Rainbow - Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole OFFICIAL VIDEO

Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo`ole's Platinum selling hit "Over the Rainbow" OFFICAL video produced by Jon de Mello for The Mountain Apple Company…


I was asked to sing this to my favorite patient as he lay dying. He passed right as I finished. It was an amazing moment I'll never forget.

Somewhere over the Rainbow - Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwoʻole - beginner Acoustic Guitar Lesson. Trying this out, and pinning to help me remember!