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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

June 3, 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…

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