Aloha Lyrics Johnny Cash

Aloha Lyrics Johnny Cash

Aloha is the final track from Johnny Cash's final album, Ain't No Grave. The album was the 6th in the Rick Rubin produced American Recordings series. Aloha was originally sung by the Queen of Hawaii, Liliʻuokalani

Aloha Lyrics.

Haaheo e ka ua i na pali
Proudly sweeps the rain cloud by the cliffs
Ke nihi ae la i kanahele
As onward it glides thru the trees
E uhai ana paha i ka liko
It seems to be following the liko
Pua a hihi lehua o u
The a hihi lehua of the vale

Aloha oe, aloha oe,
Aloha oe, farewell to thee,
E ke onaona noho i ka lipo
Thou charming one who dwells among the bowers
One fond embrace, a hoi ae au
One fond embrace, before I now depart
Until we meet again, until we meet again
Until we meet again, until we meet again

O ka halia aloha kai hihi mai
Thus sweet memories come back to me
Ke hone ae nei i kuu manawa.
Bringing fresh remembrance of the past
O oe no ka’u ipo aloha
Dearest one, yes, thou art mine own

A loko e hana nei.
From the true love shall ne’er depart

Maopopo kuu iki i ka nani,
I have seen and watched the loveliness
Na pua rose o Maunawili,
Thou sweet rose of Maunawili
Ilaila hiaai ai na manu,
And ’tis there the birds oft love to dwell
Mikiala i ka nani o ka liko
And sip the honey from thy lips

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2 comments:

  1. Dont know what recording you listened but this is the correct lyrics:-

    Proudly swept the rain cloud by the cliffs
    As on it glided through the trees
    Still following, with glee, the liko
    The a hihi lehua of the valley

    Aloha, oe, aloha oe,
    E ke onaona noho i ka lipo
    One fond embrace, a hoi ae au,
    Until we meet again

    Aloha oe, aloha oe,
    E ke onaona noho i ka lipo
    One embrace, a hoi ae au,
    Until we meet again

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  2. What a perfect song to end Johnny Cash's final album.Through all of the songs on "Ain't No Grave" it is so clear that when Johnny was recording, he was in fact saying goodbye to all his family, friend and fans. These were all recorded after June passed on and I believe that Johnny knew he would soon be joining her. I don't think I have ever listened to such a touching album. As a die hard Johnny Cash fan, I think this is also one of my favorites. "Til we meet again" Johnny!

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