What a Wonderful World" is a pop ballad written by Bob Thiele (as "George Douglas") and George David Weiss. It was first recorded by Louis Armstrong and released in 1967 as a single, which topped the pop charts in the United Kingdom. Thiele and Weiss were both prominent in the music world (Thiele as a producer and Weiss as a composer/performer). Armstrong's recording was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.
Album: What A Wonderful World (1968). Charted: 1 32. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. songfacts ®. Artistfacts ®. Lyrics. This was written by Bob Thiele and George Weiss. Ali from Tripoli, Libyan Arab JamahiriyaIt's a wonderful, wonderful world. He even matches Louis's vocals at the end of the song with the vocal vibrations
What a Wonderful World. Produced by Bob Thiele. Album What a Wonderful World. What a Wonderful World Lyrics. I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom, for me and you And I think to myself What a wonderful world. I see skies of blue and clouds of white The bright blessed days, the dark sacred nights And I think to myself What a wonderful world . 1. What a Wonderful World. 4. Dream a Little Dream of Me.
What A Wonderful World. Includes FREE MP3 version of this album. Helmed by legendary producer Bob Thiele, this 1968 recording ushered Louis Armstrong into his later days as a pop vocalist. Here, the trumpet that drove Armstrong's early Hot Fives and Sevens is more subdued as his familiar gravelly voice takes center stage.
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|A||–Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars||Cabaret
Written-By – Fred Ebb, John Kander
|B||–Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra||What A Wonderful World
Written-By – George David Weiss, George Douglas
|320 082 BF||Louis Armstrong||What A Wonderful World / Cabaret (7", Single, Mono)||Philips||320 082 BF||Germany||1967|
|POP 1615||Louis Armstrong||What A Wonderful World / Cabaret (7", Single, Sol)||His Master's Voice||POP 1615||UK||1967|
|45-10982||Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars||What A Wonderful World (7")||ABC Records||45-10982||Denmark||1967|
|10982||Louis Armstrong||What A Wonderful World / Cabaret (7", Single, Mono)||ABC Records||10982||Germany||1967|
|HIT 1484||Louis Armstrong||What A Wonderful World / Cabaret (7", Single, Mono, Promo)||ABC-Paramount||HIT 1484||Japan||1968|