The song of the day for Sunday, June 16, 2013 is “What a Wonderful World.”
About This Song
“What a Wonderful World” was written in 1967 by Bob Thiele and George Weiss Davis. Louis Armstrong released it as a single that same year and the song has associated with Armstrong ever since. That recording was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.
About This Version
Today’s version is the lovely duet with k.d. lang from their 2002 album A Wonderful World. The orchestral arrangements are by Peter Matz with musical direction by Lee Musiker.
“What a Wonderful World,” as well as the album A Wonderful World, is available from iTunes.