Allen “Buddy” Keaweleiohawaii George was born in Honolulu on November 1, 1932.
He was renamed “Buddy Fo” when he was hanai’d to the musical “Fo” ohana.
Buddy found that he loved to play percussion.
Soon after graduating from Roosevelt High, he was in Waikiki forming the harmony group, the Invitations.
Buddy would continue to lead groups for decades, and would be performing and recording music for the balance of his life, visiting several islands and the mainland.
Buddy Fo passed away on April 30, 2011, at the age of 78.
Join us as we share favorite recordings by Buddy Fo.
This week's playlist:
1- E Ku’u Baby Hot Cha Cha – Buddy Fo & the Invitations
2- Malia My Tita – Buddy Fo & the Invitations
3- Intangible Dream – Buddy Fo & his Group
4- Where Is My Love Tonight – Buddy Fo & his Group
5- Days Of My Youth – Buddy Fo & his Group
6- Going Home – Buddy Fo & his Group
7- Quiet Village – Buddy Fo
8- South Sea Sadie – Buddy Fo’s New Hawaii
9- Nalo Country – Buddy Fo & the N.B.T.
10- Mane’i Mai Oe – Buddy Fo
11- Always You – Buddy Fo
Length: 53:48 Released on: 04-19-2013 Artist/Compiled by: Buddy Fo