When vocalists Peter Apo and Del Beazley joined together to record an album of Apo's compositions in 1989, they had no idea they would be so successful that they would continue their collaboration for a decade. Meeting when both worked as paddlers at the Ka Moi Canoe Club in Waianae, Apo and Beazley were soon jamming regularly at Apo's home. Their self-titled debut album received a prestigious Na Hoku Hano award for Most Promising Artist. Both Apo and Beazley had enjoyed success as soloists before agreeing to pool their talents. Apo and Beasley continued working together until 1999, when they released the greatest-hits album The Best of Apo and Beasley combining duo and solo recordings.
Napoleon Beazley (August 5, 1976 – May 28, 2002) was a convicted murderer executed by lethal injection by the State of Texas for the murder of 63-year-old businessman John Luttig in 1994.
Doing the album also "increased my awareness of how demanding my lutherie business is because I fell behind my production schedul. .I’m back to having a good balance between making music and making guitars, and am back on schedule no. Michael Keale describes his first-ever album as "a musical memento for my friends and family, especially my granddaughter to remember me by. Best new artist/most promising artist (1978-2010). 1987 – Darrell Lupenui. 1989 – Peter Apo & Del Beazley. 1990 – Jeff Rasmussen.
The Best Pop Albums of All Time. 77. The Soft Cavalry.
Peter Apo. World's Got to Choose.
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