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Drums of the Islands

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Words & Music: Polynesian Culture Center/ Tepper/ Bennett
Drums of the islands you're beating in my heart
You're with me no matter where I roam
If ever I wander if ever we're apart
I know that you will lead me home

If I should journey across the deep blue sea
I'll never forget these coral shores
Drums of the islands I hear you calling me
And I'll return forever yours

I love each valley each grain of sand each hill
The flowers the music of the isles
These are the things I love and always will
Though I may roam ten thousand miles
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Recorded: 1965/07/26, first released on Paradise, Hawaiian Style

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sugartummy (profilecontact) wrote on Mar 2, 2013report abuse
A very enjoyable song with a hawaiian flavour.
ElvisSacramento (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 16, 2013report abuse
This is such a beautiful and fun song and it's from a soundtrack album that has a big amount of atrocious songs
TCB1974 (profilecontact) wrote on Oct 9, 2011report abuse
One of the better songs from the PHS soundtrack album. This song is based on an old chant, Bula La'ie. The song appears twice in the movie and has a nice sound with the drums and choir like singing with the Jordanaires and the Melo Men. Three stars from me.
Deano1 (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 25, 2010report abuse
The "Aloha Oe" song for the movie and soundtrack "Paradise, Hawaiian Style". This one is pretty good and I give it two 2 1/2 stars as a stand alone song and it fits in well in the movie. This track has more of the feel of "Blue Hawaii" than most the other tunes from PHS.
Steve V (profilecontact) wrote on May 27, 2009report abuse
I had it with Hawaiian songs & movies at this point. I couldnt wait for the end of it all.

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