Tag Archives: What A Wonderful World

Musical Monday Special Edition ~ Remembering Israel Kamakawiwo’ole


Israel Kamakawiwo’ole May 20, 1959 – June 26, 1997 Israel Kamakawiwo’ole, a Hawaiian musician, gained popularity while a member of the band, Makaha Sons of Ni’ihau during 1976-1980’s.  The band released 15 successful albums. In 1990, IZ as his fans knew him by, released the album, Facing Future.  His renditions of Somewhere Over The Rainbow […]
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Musical Monday Special Edition ~ Remembering Eva Cassidy


EVA CASSIDY February 2, 1963 – November 2, 1996 YouTube Video Source: Eva Cassidy It was my mother who told me of Eva Cassidy and of her phenomenal voice. This extremely talented singer was pretty much unknown until her death in 1996 at the age of 33 from advanced melanoma. Her posthumous success began with […]
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Musical Monday ~ Songs Of Inspiration


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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Musical Monday ~ Sad Songs 2


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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