You May Have Heard This Song Before. But Do You Know WHO Performed It? OMG!

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When listening to songs, some people tend to forget about the singer behind the voice. You might have heard the song, “Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World” many times before. But you might not know the song was written and sung by Hawaiian singer/songwriter Israel Kamakawiwo’ole!

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Kamakawiwo’ole was also known as the “Gentle Giant”. He had a soothing voice, and when combined with his ukulele, the end result was stunning. “Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World” has to be the singer’s most loved work. It has even been used in many movies so far. He was also known to be very vocal about issues regarding his people. Unfortunately, he met an untimely death due to health issue. His soul still lives on through his music though.

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