Song of the Islands (Marty Robbins album)

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Songs of the Islands
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Studio album by
Released1957
Genre Country, Hawaiian
Label Columbia Records

Song of the Islands is a studio album by country music singer Marty Robbins. It was released in 1957 by Columbia Records. [1]

In the annual poll of country music disc jockeys by Billboard magazine, Song of the Islands was rated No. 5 among the "Favorite C&W Albums" of 1958. [2]

AllMusic gave the album a rating of four-and-a-half stars. [3] Reviewer Timothy Monger called it "one of the terrific curiosities of [Robbins'] lengthy career." [3]

Track listing

Side A

  1. "Songs of the Islands"
  2. "Don't Sing Aloha When I Go"
  3. "Beyond the Reef"
  4. "Crying Steel Guitar Waltz"
  5. "My Isle of Golden Dreams"
  6. "Now Is the Hour"

Side B

  1. "Sweet Leilani"
  2. "Down Where the Trade Winds Blow"
  3. "Constancy"
  4. "Iceland Echoes"
  5. "Moonland"
  6. "Aloha Oe"

References

  1. ^ "Marty Robbins - Songs of the Islands". Discogs. Retrieved December 18, 2020.
  2. ^ "Favorite C&W Albums". The Billboard. November 17, 1958. p. 22.
  3. ^ a b "Songs of the Islands". AllMusic. Retrieved December 18, 2020.