The song of the day for Sunday, October 16, 2022, is “What A Wonderful World.”
About This Song
“What A Wonderful World” was written by Bob Theile (writing as George Douglas) and George David Weiss in 1967. Written at a time of great political and racial unrest in America, “What A Wonderful World” was a kind, gentle and positive song that was very well received. Louis Armstrong recorded it first and it was a big hit for him, selling over a million singles. Even though this song has been recorded by many fine artists, it remains closely identified with Louis Armstrong.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “What A Wonderful World” on August 13, 1970, for his album Tony Bennett’s “Something”. Peter Matz wrote the arrangement.
“What A Wonderful World,” as well as Tony Bennett’s “Something” is available on Apple Music.
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