Sjömansjul på Hawaii

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"Sjömansjul på Hawaii"
Single by Yngve Stoor
A-side"Sjömansjul på Hawaii"
B-side"Good Bye, Good Bye, mitt blå Hawaii"
ReleasedNovember 1945
Formatgramophone record
RecordedStockholm, Sweden, 20 September 1945
Songwriter(s)Helge Roundquist, Yngve Stoor

Sjömansjul på Hawaii, also known as "Jag en ensam sjöman är" or "Det är julkväll på Hawaii", is a Christmas song, with lyrics by Helge Roundquist (signature "Miguel Torres") and music by Yngve Stoor. The lyrics describe a Swedish sailor visiting Hawaii at Christmastime, and longs back home to Sweden when the sailors celebrate Christmas on board their boat, moored to a wharf while the Sunshine.

The song was recorded by Yngve Stoor and became one of the most popular Swedish songs of 1945, despite being seasonal.

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