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

7 Chords used in the song: C, Em, F, E7, Am, G, Dm7

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4.07
(Intermediate)
Key: AmChords
Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World
Composed By: E E.V. Harburg/Harold Arlen
Performed By: Israel Kamakawiwo`ole

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?

Chording By: Robbie Gehring
at - http://psalm150project.com/category/israel-kamakawiwoole/

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LinLou avatar
I’d love to know what the chords above another one mean as well. It looks like a formatting error or something.
07 May 2021
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Zesty_Cat avatar
what does it mean when there's a chord above another?
20 Apr 2020
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MarODo avatar
d du udu ×2 each chord works great for me!
27 Dec 2019
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angel3889 avatar
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I like d-d-u-d-u. it blends the chords seamlessly and sounds amazing.
02 Dec 2019
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Lovely to play
17 Oct 2019
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some of the tabs are covered up by unwanted ads. And many of the tabs are just missing.
01 Sep 2019
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palo_uke avatar
d du udu works really good
29 Jul 2019
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D D-U D-U
02 Jun 2019
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CA1122 avatar
T d-u-u-u (the T means pluck the g string)
08 Apr 2019
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beea09 avatar
Cuál es el rasgueo
10 Feb 2019
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D-DU-U-DU
08 Jan 2019
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strum d-u-u-d-u
19 Sep 2018
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i really liked it
24 Jul 2018
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pain in the ass you can see the entire song on one page due to adds both sides
03 Jun 2018
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TealUkulele avatar
The strumming pattern is d-du-ud-u
26 Feb 2017
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music4ever avatar
This was really easy thank's it's great I love it !!
07 Jul 2012
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Dominionista avatar
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Great, Beautiful Song Arranged with Two Counter Melodies, Enjoyed Playing This Not To Hard Basic Chords In Key Of C
26 Jul 2011
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Really good for beginners!
29 Dec 2010
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