It's a Small World After All

DESCRIPTION: Song written for an amusement park ride, insisting that "there's so much that we share" that we should be aware that "it's a small, small world" even though it is a world of both laugher and tears
AUTHOR: Richard & Robert Sherman (source:
EARLIEST DATE: 1964 (date of composition, according to
KEYWORDS: nonballad campsong
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Averill-CampSongsFolkSongs, pp. 257, 314, 547, "It's a Small World" (notes only)
NOTES [54 words]: This is sometimes cited as the most-played song in the world. Possibly true in a technical sense -- because it is on an endless loop for the Small World ride at Disneyland. Thus, yes, it is played more than a hundred thousand times in a year, which exceeds the airplay for any other song. But it's hardly true airplay. - RBW
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