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“What A Wonderful World” . . . . sung by Louis Armstrong . . . Now a Ukulele Chord/Melody arrangement by Ukulele Mike Lynch . . . contained in the Ukulele Chord/Melody eBook ONE (now reduced to just $20.00)

May 15, 2016

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Louis Armstrong performing “What A Wonderful World”

We learn from Wikipedia that “What a Wonderful World” is a song 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. The publishing for this song is controlled by Memory Lane Music Group, Carlin Music Corp. and BMG Rights Management.

About 5 years ago I did a Ukulele arrangement of this song in a fingerpicking arpeggio format. . . When I first embarked on doing a series of Chord/Melody eBooks, this was among the first I tackled. . . I just felt it could have a new fresh life as a Chord/Melody arrangement and I feel I succeeded in that task. . . Below is a short excerpt from the opening measures . . . It is formatted in both standard notation as well as Ukulele TABLATURE.

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As in all Chord/Melody playing, we simply place the fingers on the notated chords and roll the thumb across the strings. . . The melody presents itself as the top note. of the chord. 

Below is the opening of the BRIDGE

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“What A Wonderful World” is contained in the Chord/Melody eBook ONE.  It is a very large compendium of Chord/Melody arrangements. . . 52 Songs in all . . . It can be purchased by making a payment of just $20.00 through the paypal button on the Ukulele Mike website: http://www.ukulelemikelynch.com Once purchased, it will be personally emailed to you within the day.

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Table of Contents

Book One Contents

Each of the currently 3 Chord Melody ebooks can be purchased separately for just $20.00 or all together at a combined discount of just $50Trilogy combo price slide header

Announcing the release of the NEW Chord melody ebook FOUR  $25.95

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Questions regarding any Ukulele resource, please email: TheUkuleleMan2012@hotmail.com

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