Written by Sam Liʻa Kalāinaina, Larry Kimura and Eddie Kamae. The story explains how Eddie asked Larry to add a verse to Sam’s composition while Eddie composed the music. This song recalls a time when Sam and his musical group would serenade families house-to-house on horseback during Christmas time and on special occasions. This song captures those happy times in Waipiʻo Valley with family and friends so fondly remembered by Sam.
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Recording from the 1996 album Christmas Time with Eddie Kamae and The Sons of Hawaii (track 6). Performed by Eddie Kamae and The Sons of Hawaii. © ℗ Hawaii Sons Inc. All rights reserved.
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