Somewhere Over The Rainbow Uke tab by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

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C chordC Em chordEm
Somewhere over the rainbow

F chordF C chordC
Way up high

F chordF C chordC
And the dreams that you dreamed of

G chordG Am chordAm F chordF
Once in a lullaby


C chordC Em chordEm
Somewhere over the rainbow

F chordF C chordC
Blue birds fly

F chordF C chordC
And the dreams that you dreamed of

G chordG Am chordAm F chordF
Dreams really do come true


C chordC
Someday I'll wish upon a star

Em chordEm Am chordAm F chordF
Wake up where the clouds are far behind me

C chordC
Where trouble melts like lemon drops

Em chordEm Am chordAm F chordF
High above the chimney tops is where you'll find me


C chordC Em chordEm
Somewhere over the rainbow

F chordF C chordC
Bluebirds fly

F chordF C chordC
And the dreams that you dare to

G chordG Am chordAm F chordF
Oh why oh why can't I


C chordC
Someday I'll wish upon a star

Em chordEm Am chordAm F chordF
Wake up where the clouds are far behind me

C chordC
Where trouble melts like lemon drops

Em chordEm Am chordAm F chordF
High above the chimney tops is where you'll find me


C chordC Em chordEm
Somewhere over the rainbow

F chordF C chordC
Way up high

F chordF C chordC
And the dreams that you dare to

G chordG Am chordAm F chordF
oh why oh why can't I


End on C chordC

 

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madic35 avatar
why have ALL SONGS XXXX? i am a pro member and i don't had this problem before!
19 May 2018
BKS157 avatar
Intro: C Em F C F G Am F
strumming: D - D U - U D U
23 Mar 2018
pepsicat avatar
pepsicat flag for US(ISO2) (NY)
This is kinda hard to sing tho
19 Mar 2018
Poitouforever avatar
magnifique mais il manque les accords de l'intro
17 Mar 2018
SOTR avatar
There is not RUN to click on.
16 Mar 2018
ivann avatar
woooow
20 Feb 2018
ivann avatar
99 likes for this tab
19 Feb 2018
ivann avatar
awesome app
19 Feb 2018
ivann avatar
hi guys
19 Feb 2018
panda2 avatar
panda2 flag for SY(ISO2) (Damascus)
hi I am interested in this
13 Feb 2018
panda2 avatar
panda2 flag for SY(ISO2) (Damascus)
nice one :)
12 Jan 2018
panda2 avatar
panda2 flag for SY(ISO2) (Damascus)
Najbolja
11 Jan 2018
JaxX avatar
JaxX flag for FR(ISO2) (Papeete, French Polynesia)
love this song
10 Jan 2018
ivann avatar
nice tab
28 Dec 2017
ivanX avatar
nice tab :)
14 Dec 2017
ivann avatar
thanks
06 Dec 2017
ivann avatar
thanks
06 Dec 2017
mproffi3 avatar
mproffi3 flag for US(ISO2) (Piney Flats, TN)
Not exactly Israel's version
09 Aug 2017
hrvamo avatar
good one
14 Nov 2016
hrvamo avatar
good one.
14 Nov 2016
dharmawick avatar
dharmawick flag for LK(ISO2) (Colombo)
not the actual one but still good
thanxx
27 Jul 2014
ukulelekid12 avatar
not the real one
06 Jun 2014
lunalilove avatar
lunalilove flag for US(ISO2) (Banavides)
You should probably just look for the actual song and try to learn it so that when you play this song, you know where you are at. Believe me, I know what I am saying since I thought the same thing. :) :D
23 Dec 2012
pableon avatar
whatsup with the Xs in the lyrics ?? how do i get the actual lyrics ?
17 Dec 2012
lunalilove avatar
lunalilove flag for US(ISO2) (Banavides)
Good song :)
29 Jul 2012
Hakka avatar
Hakka flag for US(ISO2) (Lakeland)
Amazing patterns, love this song!
28 Jul 2012
lilyim avatar
lilyim flag for CA(ISO2) (Belleville)
I flip floppin love this song.
17 Jul 2012
Rachel J avatar
Rachel J flag for US(ISO2) (Orlando)
Strum pattern
29 Jun 2012
A+always avatar
Wow great tab!!! Really accurate and cool!! :D
07 Mar 2012
Ukulelegreen avatar
I <3 this song
16 Nov 2011
Benpaco avatar
Benpaco flag for US(ISO2) (California)
Great. What are you all talking about, this is right, great, and easy! 10 stars, no question about it. P.S. The strum pattern is plucking the 3rd string then using UDU. It stays the same for all chords. Rock on Nickish, great tabs, I've enjoyed reading through your full catalog. You should come back and do more!
05 Oct 2011
tyland87 avatar
tyland87 flag for US(ISO2) (oroville)
its says 4 chords used but they forgot g
14 Jul 2011
UkesFather avatar
UkesFather flag for US(ISO2) (America)
Why rated down if it's right?

Even if it's a more basic version.

-_- ...FIVE STARS MAN...

:P (and this might be overplayed but it's still a nice song)
03 Jul 2011
lcpek avatar
DDUUDU AND KEEP REPETING
16 Jun 2011
ukenerd123 avatar
ukenerd123 flag for FI(ISO2) (Kuopio)
nice job!:D 9/10
26 Mar 2011
smilinglaura avatar
smilinglaura flag for AU(ISO2) (Perth)
heey
thanks for the music
but how do u strum it
22 Mar 2011
JaxX avatar
JaxX flag for FR(ISO2) (Papeete, French Polynesia)
it's not my favorite neither.
It was the 1st version of the song published here, that's why this one is so popular.
10 Jan 2011
Nuglar avatar
Nuglar flag for AU(ISO2) (Perth)
Like cyndietodd, i dont know why this one is so popular. This is the easy, cheap version. Check out Eddy's for the real deal!
09 Jan 2011
Ola1 avatar
I'm a beginner...How do you know what strum pattern to use?
06 Aug 2010
Bethyboop avatar
THIS IS AMAZING!!
01 Aug 2010
monicamoaf avatar
monicamoaf flag for US(ISO2) (coral springs)
these lyrics are SO wrong! the chords are perfect, though. :P
08 Mar 2010
cyndietodd avatar
cyndietodd flag for US(ISO2) (Nashville)
Lyrics are wrong. Even if he sang them this way, they are wrong.
01 Jan 2010
panda2 avatar
panda2 flag for SY(ISO2) (Damascus)
I don't know why this version is so famous here, the most accurate has been tab by Eddy here :
http://www.ukulele-tabs.com/uke-songs/israel-kamakawiwo-ole/somewhere-over-the-rainbow-what-a-wonderful-world-uke-tab-12328.html
25 Nov 2009
JaxX avatar
JaxX flag for FR(ISO2) (Papeete, French Polynesia)
Chords are correct but not at the right place above the lyrics.
19 Aug 2009
dollsi avatar
I gave it a 9 because the intro and the ending were left out... also the other song that goes w/ it "what a wonderful world" was not included - other than that it is very accurate!!! great job!!
08 Apr 2009
About this song

Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's medley "Somewhere over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World," played over the closing credits of the film Meet Joe Black.

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