Hawaiian Music in Tacoma, Washington

Do you like Classical music? What about Hawaiian music?

Tacoma, Washington in 1916: people preferred Hawaiian music to Classical music “ten to one.” The popular songs included “She Sang Aloha to Me,” “Pretty Baby,” and “I Left Her on the Beach at Honolulu.”

Get your “Yaaka Hula Hickey Dula” on and “read more about it!”

“It Looks From This as if Tacoma Wasn’t Much on Classical”
The Tacoma times, December 28, 1916, Image 1
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88085187/1916-12-28/ed-1/seq-1/

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