Somewhere Over The Rainbow / Wonderful World Uke tab by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

8 Chords used in the song: C, Em, Fmaj7, F, Fadd9, E, G, Dm7

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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Somewhere Over the Rainbow / Wonderful World

Standard Ukulele Tuning – GCEA
C: 0003
Em: 0432
Fmaj7: 2000
F: 2010
Fadd9:2030
E: 4442
G:0232
Dm7:2213


Intro: 2 beats for each chords

C C Em EmFmaj7 Fmaj7F F
CEmFmaj7 Fmaj7Fadd9 Fadd9F F

Vocals begin - Full bar for each chords
CEmFC
CEFmaj7F F

C C Em Em
Somewhere over the rainbow
FC
Way up high
F F C C
And the dreams that you dreamed of
GFmaj7 F F
Once in a lullaby

C C Em Em
Somewhere over the rainbow
F F C C
Blue birds fly
F F C C
And the dreams that you dreamed of
G G Fmaj7 Fmaj7 F F
Dreams really do come true

C C
Someday I'll wish upon a star
Em EmFmaj7 Fmaj7 F F
Wake up where the clouds are far behind me ee ee eeh
C C
Where trouble melts like lemon drops
Em EmFmaj7 Fmaj7 F F
High above the chimney tops thats where you'll find me oh

C C Em Em F F C C
Somewhere over the rainbow bluebirds fly
F F C C G G Fmaj7 Fmaj7 F F
And the dreams that you dare to, oh why, oh why can't I?

C C Em Em
Well I see trees of green and
F F C C
Red roses too,
FC EFmaj7
I'll watch them bloom for me and you
F F
And I think to myself
GFmaj7 F F
What a wonderful world

C C Em Em F F C C
Well I see skies of blue and I see clouds of white
F F C C
And the brightness of day
E E Fmaj7 Fmaj7 F F
I like the dark and I think to myself
GCFC
What a wonderful world

GC
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 CF 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

CEm F F C C
I hear babies cry and I watch them grow,
F F C C E E Fmaj7 Fmaj7
They'll learn much more than we'll know
F F
And I think to myself
GFmaj7 F F
What a wonderful world

C C
Someday I'll wish upon a star,
GFmaj7 F F
Wake up where the clouds are far behind me
C C
Where trouble melts like lemon drops
GFmaj7 F F
High above the chimney top that's where you'll find me
C C Em Em F F C C
Oh, Somewhere over the rainbow way up high
F F C C G G Fmaj7 Fmaj7 F F
And the dream that you dare to, why, oh why can't I?

 

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Ukenoob avatar
in the line 'And the dreams that you dare to, oh why, oh why can't I?' The G chord should be earlier over the first Why

22 Mar 2009
drumfreak avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (J-Burg)
Most of those Em chords should be G at the beginning
14 Mar 2009
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