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Beyond the reef

COVERED BY ELVIS

Beyond The Reef
my hawaiian souvenirs


year: 1949
originally by: Napua Stevens

written by: Jack Pitman
catalognumber: Iks 508
label: bell records

Died: January 7, 1990
Country: United States
Comments: Hawaiian singer and actor








recording date elvis: Friday 27 may 1966;studio
first release: on audio album elvis Aaron presley ( august 1980 )
label: rca
catalog number: cpL8 3699






Jack Pitman, who composed this number, was a Canadian. He moved to Hawaii in 1943 and composed "Beyond The Reef," probably his most famous song, in 1948. Napua Stevens was a popular and successful Hawaiian recording artist. Following her local success, the number was picked up and recorded on the mainland of the USA by Jimmy Wakely together with Margaret Whiting and at just about the same time by Bing Crosby. An earlier, incomplete home recording of Elvis's version of this number was made in 1960; this was released in 2000 on the CD "In A Private Moment."



   

 

Beyond The Reef
performed by: Napua Stevens

 
   

 

Beyond The Reef
performed by: Elvis presley

 



Beyond the reef, where the sea is dark and cold
My love has gone, and my dreams grow old

There'll be no tears, there'll be no regretting
Will he remember me, will he forget?

I'll send a thousand flowers, when the trade winds blow
I'll send my lonely heart, for I love him so

Some day I know, he'll come back again to me
Till then my heart will be, beyond the reef.

I'll send a thousand flowers, when the trade winds blow
I'll send my lonely heart, for I love him so

Some day I know, he'll come back again to me
Till then my heart will be, beyond the reef.




Beyond the reef, where the sea is dark and cold
My love has gone
from me,and my dreams grow old

There'll be no tears, there'll be no regretting
Will
she remember me, will she forget?

I'll send a thousand flowers, when the trade winds blow
I'll send my lonely heart, for I love
her so

Some day I know,
she'll come back again to me
Till then my heart will be, beyond the reef.

I'll send a thousand flowers, when the trade winds blow
I'll send my lonely heart, for I love her so

Some day I know, she'll come back again to me
Till then my heart will be, beyond the reef

Till then my heart will be, beyond the reef.



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