What a Wonderful World: An Allegory

By: Sunday November 22, 2009 9:30 am

In 1968, not long after the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Bobby Kennedy, Louis Armstrong went to the ABC Records studio to record “What A Wonderful World.” It was written by George David Weiss and legendary producer Bob Thiele (Coltrane, Mingus, Gillespie). Armstrong hoped the song would lift spirits a bit after the [...]

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