Meet The Man Who Made This Famous Song A Mega Hit!
Probably this is one of those timeless songs, that will never cease to be heard. The original version was sung by Judy Garland in the film "The Wizard of Oz" in 1939.
However, this song actually only experienced real success in the following years, thanks to artists such as Israel 'IZ' Kamakawiwo'ole, who did a cover of this song, in full Hawaiian style as per its origins.
Everyone has heard his famous blockbuster cover version of "Over the Rainbow", but few know that it was this gentle Hawaiian giant, the late Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole who sang it!