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Hawaiian War Chant

Originally written as a love song by in the 1860s by Prince Leleiohoku, this tune got a completely different set of lyrics and went on to become a staple of the Big Band era. It was covered by countless artists and groups, including the Ventures on their first album in 1960. There are also versions by Buddy Rich, Spike Jones, and Les Paul & Mary Ford.

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