WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD

Latest update on 27/11/2017

Artist: Louis Armstrong
Author: Bob Thiele/George David Weiss
Label: ABC
Year: 1967

Title track lp. N°1 UK. First offered to Tony Bennett who declined it. N°1 US in '88 following prominent exposure in film Good Morning Vietnam, although action there is situated in 1965, two years before the original release.

Covers:

1992:

Nick Cave & Shane MacGowan

1993:

Israel Kamakawiwu Ole [Hawaian million seller in medley with Somewhere Over The Rainbow]

1996:

Eva Cassidy

1999:

Anne Murray [title track cd]

2001:

Ghostface, Killah, Raekwon & The Alchemist [three lines in The Forest]

2003:

Joey Ramone [posthumous in film Freaky Friday]

2003:

Sarah Brightman

2004:

Rod Stewart [with Stevie Wonder]

2007:

Katie Melua [with Eva Cassidy; n°1 UK]

2008:

Ministry

2010:

Ziggy Marley

2012:

Pat Byrne [hit IRE]

2013:

Renée Geyer

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