Sittin on the Moon by Queenie and David Kaili

Title:
Sittin on the Moon by Queenie and David Kaili
Category:
NFSA ID:
311351
Year:
1927
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This is a formative recording of Australian Hawaiian music. The Kailis were Hawaiian-born musicians who toured and recorded in Australia in the 1920s and early 30s, making 23 records for Parlophone between 1927 and 1932. David Kaili was one of the first generation of steel guitar players and had been recording since 1914. The music of the duo, sometimes billed as The Hawaiian Entertainers, inspired the first Australian musicians playing Hawaiian music. Their Australian recordings are rare and have mostly never been re-released.

Performers:
Queenie and David Kaili
Production company:
Parlophone