Somewhere Over The Rainbow Uke tab by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

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C C         F F         Am Am         Em Em          G G          E7 E7        Dm7 Dm7 (Play the 2's with your thumb)
3 0 0 2 2 2 3
0 1 0 3 3 0 1
0 0 0 4 2 2 2
0 2 2 0 0 1 2




C C C C Em Em Em Em F F F F C C C C
ooh... ooh...
F F F F E7 E7 E7 E7 Am Am Am Am F F F F
ooh... ooh...

(Somewhere Over the Rainbow)
C C Em Em F F C C
Somewhere over the rainbow way up high
F F C C G G Am Am F F
And the dreams that you dream of once in a lullaby
C C Em Em F F C C
Somewhere over the rainbow blue birds fly
F F C C G G Am Am F F
And the dreams that you dream of, dreams really do come true
C C G G Am Am F F
Someday I'll wish upon a star, wake up where the clouds are far behind me
C C
Where trouble melts like lemon drops
G G Am Am F F
High above the chimney tops is where you'll find me
C C Em Em F F C C
Somewhere over the rainbow bluebirds fly
F F C C G G Am Am F F
And the dreams that you dare to, oh why, oh why can't I?

(What a Wonderful World)
C C Em Em F F C C
Well I see trees of green and red roses too,
F F C C E7 E7 Am Am
I'll watch then bloom for me and you
F F G G Am Am F F
And I think to myself, what a wonderful world
C C Em Em F F C C F F C C
Well I see skies of blue and I see clouds of white and the brightness of day
E7 E7 Am Am F F G G C C F F C C
I like the dark and I think to myself, what a wonderful world
G G C C
The colors of the rainbow so pretty in the sky
G G C C
are also on the faces of people passing by
F F C C F F C C
I see friends shaking hands saying, ??How do you do?
F F C C Dm7 Dm7 G G
They're really saying, I, I love you
C C Em Em F F C C
I hear babies cry and I watch them grow,
F F C C E7 E7 Am Am
They'll learn much more than we'll know
F F G G Am Am F F
And I think to myself, what a wonderful world

(Somewhere Over the Rainbow)
C C G G Am Am F F
Someday I'll wish upon a star, wake up where the clouds are far behind me
C C
Where trouble melts like lemon drops
G G Am Am F F
High above the chimney tops is where you'll find me
C C Em Em F F C C
Somewhere over the rainbow way up high
F F C C G G Am Am F F
And the dreams that you dare to, oh why, oh why can't I?

 

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LaurenMcKay avatar
Really good tab! Personally think it should be number 1. Sounds really good with the intro. Thanks for a great tab!
12 Jan 2012
smackers86 avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Toledo)
It's pretty good, but I would put an Fm into some parts, like this:
F Fm C G
xxx xxx dreams xxxx xxx xxxxx xx once xx x
03 Aug 2011
Herrera avatar
flag for AR(ISO2) (San Miguel de Tucumán)
Sorry, I'm not english, but what do you mean when you said "Play the 2's with your thumb". I know what thumb is, but what about playing the two's is? Thanks!
14 Jun 2011
richflame avatar
flag for DE(ISO2) (Neuss)
my question might be stupid, but can´t see the tabs. why? or how can i???
22 Apr 2010
Nathan avatar
flag for FR(ISO2) (Paris)
Chords are right and the rythm is simple to guess. Perfect for a beginner!

PS: PLEASE RATE SOME TABS !
24 Jun 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.