Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney

Edward Kamanaloha Kenney, Jr. (August 8, 1933 – October 5, 2018) was an American singer and actor from Hawaii best known for the role of "Wang Ta" in the original Broadway production of Flower Drum Song. In retirement, he lived on the island of Kaua‘i and occasionally made public appearances.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 6, 1933, Died October 5, 2018

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1965 - 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 41 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 13722 4/30/1965 The Hawaiian wedding song Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 13723 4/30/1965 My little grass shack in Kealakekua, Hawaii Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 13724 4/30/1965 Waikiki Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 13725 4/30/1965 Song of the islands Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 13742 5/5/1965 Kalalea Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 13743 5/5/1965 Akaka falls Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 13744 5/5/1965 Love song of Kalua Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 13745 5/5/1965 White ginger blossoms Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 13903 9/16/1965 Sing a rainbow Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 13904 9/16/1965 Lei of memories Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 13905 9/16/1965 Blue Hawaii Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 13906 9/16/1965 Home in Hawaii Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 14113 7/13/1966 The Hasegawa general store Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 14114 7/13/1966 Sweet Leilani Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 14115 7/13/1966 Lei Aloha, lei makamae-1 Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 14117 7/14/1966 The bamboo is bending Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 14118 7/14/1966 I'll remember you Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 14212 9/29/1966 Tiny bubbles Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 14213 9/29/1966 Hawaii Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 14256 11/11/1966 Lahaina luna Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 14257 11/11/1966 One paddle-two paddle Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 14258 11/11/1966 Let-a-go your heart Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 14259 11/11/1966 The days of my youth Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 14272 12/1/1966 Aloha Oe (Farewell to Thee) Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
Decca L 14273 12/1/1966 Ka makani kailu Aloha (The Kipahulu zephyr) Ed "Kamanaloha" Kenney vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 41 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kenney, Ed "Kamanaloha"," accessed January 26, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/325078.

Kenney, Ed "Kamanaloha". (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/325078.

"Kenney, Ed "Kamanaloha"." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 26 January 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/325078

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