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Peter J. Devlin column: A column for a song

5:23 PM, Sep. 20, 2013
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I was reminded this week of lines from "What a Wonderful World," a song that Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong was the first to record in the mid-1960s.

Writing credits for the song go to Robert Thiele (under the pen name George Douglas) and George David Weiss.

Lack of promotion by Armstrong's record label - because its president didn't like the song - resulted in it not reaching the top 100 when released in 1967. It finally charted - peaking at No. 32 - in 1988 after it was used as part of the soundtrack of the Robin Williams movie: "Good Morning Vietnam." ...

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