What a Wonderful World

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"What a Wonderful World"
Single by Louis Armstrong
from the album What a Wonderful World
B-side"Cabaret"
ReleasedSeptember 1, 1967
Recorded1967
StudioUnited Recording, Las Vegas, Nevada, US
Genre
Length2:21
LabelABC
Songwriter(s)Bob Thiele (as George Douglas)
George David Weiss[1]
Producer(s)Bob Thiele[1]
Louis Armstrong singles chronology
"Mi va de cantare"
(1967)
"What a Wonderful World"
(1967)
"Hello Brother"
(1968)

"What a Wonderful World" is a song written by Bob Thiele and George David Weiss. It was first recorded by Louis Armstrong and released in 1967 as a single.

After appearing in the movie Good Morning, Vietnam, the song was re-released as a single in 1988.[2] Armstrong's recording was added in the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 117. ISBN 0-85112-250-7.
  2. "Chart History: Louis Armstrong – Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved August 7, 2020.