OUR TRIBUTE STRING VERSION:
Download the .mp3 direct from Tribute String Quartet: The instrumental string tribute version of Sam Cooke’s “Wonderful World”, without lyrics:
$1.99 – Wonderful World (Sam Cooke cover) 1:48
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Our instrumental string tribute version of “Wonderful World”, without lyrics, from Tribute Strings, Vol. 1:
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Featuring covers of classic rock, pop and soul artists, including Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder, The Beatles, and more.
Wonderful World (Sam Cooke)
- “Wonderful World” was first recorded by Sam Cooke in 1959 for his 1960 album, The Wonderful World of Sam Cooke. “Wonderful World” was released as a single in the spring of 1960, reaching #12 in the US and #27 in the UK.
- “Wonderful World” is used in the classic lunchroom scene of the 1978 film Animal House. “Wonderful World” was also included in the 1983 film Breathless. The original Sam Cooke version of “Wonderful World” comprised the title soundtrack of the 2005 film Hitch. After a Greg Chapman cover of “Wonderful World” was featured prominently in the 1985 film Witness, the song re-entered the UK charts.
- Background vocals on Sam Cooke’s original “Wonderful World” are done by none other than Mr. Lou Rawls.
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