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George David Weiss

George David Weiss (April 9, 1921, New York City, New York – August 23, 2010) was an American songwriter and former President of the Songwriters Guild of America. BIO


SONGS...
"What a Wonderful World" (1968) - co-written by Bob Thiele
"Let's Put It All Together" - co-written by Luigi Creatore and Hugo Peretti
"Can't Help Falling in Love with You" (1962) - co-written by Luigi Creatore and Hugo Peretti
"That Sunday, That Summer" (1963) - co-written by Joe Sherman
"Mr. Wonderful" (1955) - co-written by Jerry Bock and Lawrence Holofcener
"Lullaby of Birdland" (1952) - under the pseudonym "B. Y. Forster", with music by George Shearing
"Stay With Me" (1966) - co-written by Jerry Ragovoy


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What a Wonderful World (Jean Karl Books)That Sunday, That Summer Sheet MusicA Tale Of Cinderella: A New Musical For The Whole Family (1998 Television Cast)

The Lion Sleeps Tonight CD Choir Lyrics and revised music by George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti and Luigi Creatore / arr. Jeff Funk

Singer Abbey Lincoln dies at age 80

Abbey Lincoln, a singer whose dramatic vocal command and tersely poetic songs made her a singular figure in jazz, died on Saturday 14 August 2010,  in Manhattan. She was 80.



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MITCH MILLER DEAD AT 99





Mitch Miller, the goateed orchestra leader who asked Americans to "Sing Along With Mitch" on television and records and produced hits for Tony Bennett, Patti Page and other performers, has died at age 99.


50 All-American FavoritesSing Along With Mitch


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