Tuesday, August 31, 2010

A Noted Passing

A truly great songwriter died last week. George David Weiss died at age 89 of natural causes.

Never heard of him? That's because he was the songwriter and not the singer. Starting in 1946 he wrote some of the soundtrack of the 20th Century including The Lion Sleeps Tonight, It's a Wonderful World, and probably his best known- made popular by some dude named Presley:

Link to NPR Music News

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