HAWAIIAN NISEI SONGS
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A musical cocktail of songs by Americans of Japanese ancestry recorded in Hawaii in the 1950’s.
liner notes are written in Kanji with an English translation. The Hawaiian Nisei songs convey
a sense of the times
– the 1950’s era – when Latin, Tango, Hawaiian, Chanson, and Calypso music were
all listened to and enjoyed
This is music from a unique era that fused cultural elements together to create a new sound.
Originally designed for export only to the Asian market.