Year: 1959 -
(Arlen & Harburg / Thiele, Alden & Alpert)
Verse 1: F Am Bb Am I see trees of green, red roses too, Gm7 F A7 Dm I see them bloom for me and you, Db C11 C7 F F7+ Bbmaj7 C7 And I think to myself, what a wonderful world Verse 2: F Am Bb Am I see skies of blue and clouds of white, Gm7 F A7 Dm The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night, Db C11 C7 F Bb F And I think to myself, what a wonderful worldVerse 3: F Am Bb Am I hear babies cry, I watch them grow Gm7 F A7 Dm They'll learn much more than I'll ever know Db C11 C7 F Am7/5- D7 And I think to myself what a wonderful world Gm7 C7/9- F Bb6 F Yes I think to myself what a wonderful worldC7 F The colors of the rainbow, so pretty in the sky C7 F Are also the faces of the people goin' by, Dm C/E Dm/F C/G I see friends shakin' hands, sayin', "How do you do?" Dm/F F#dim Gm7 F#dim C7 They're really sayin' "I love you,"
See also:Janis Joplin - Mercedes Benz Led Zeppelin - Kashmir Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here Creedence Clearwater Revival - Lodi Pink Floyd - Money
Other versions:Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World Molly Hatchet - What A Wonderful World Sam Cooke - What a Wonderful World Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World (ver. 2)