Information About It's a Small World (After All)
The song was written by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman in the early 1960s and was commission by Walt Disney for an attraction called "It's a Small World". The ride can be found at many Disney theme parks across the world and the song has become one of the best known Disney tunes. Some say that it is one of the most frequently performed and translated songs of all time and is often described as "a gift to the children of the world".
Some Background about the song
It was originally written to be a prayer and sung much slower and somberly. This is a happy song. But some people think it is a sad song because sometimes people sing this song when they think they won't see each other again. This song means that the world is a small world and at the end people or friends will always see each other again. People said that whenever they sing this song they remember their friends or family members that are missing. The exact year that this song was written in is not really clear. Many people told that they lost their friends or family members but they have confidence they will see them again because of this song. This song brings many feelings of joy and happiness but also sad and loneliness. The song was played at the 1964 World's Fair.