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Jaydub: Mau Manulele (Jumping Birds)
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A playful, original composition inspired by a group of Ae`o birds.
World - Traditional Hawaiian
Previous peak charts position #226
Previous peak charts position in subgenre #4
Jaydub
2004 J. W. Nelson
September 26, 2004
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Story behind the song
When visiting Maui, I went out looking for some pictures to take of the wildlife of that island. My island guidebook mentioned the Ae`o bird (Hawaiian Stilt) as a rare and endangered species. Well, as luck would have it, I literally stumbled across a pack of these characters jumping and playing(?) in a small pool of water. The tuxedo-garbed group looked like ALL the Marx Brothers together, but I think there were actually lookin' for food. Well, maybe. Anyway, the song was written with them in mind. Tuning: Keola's C/C Wahine (CGDGBE)
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