Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Submitted by Ben on Fri, 02/27/2009 - 13:22

Music by Harold Arlen, lyrics by E.Y. Harburg.
Autoharp arrangement by Ben Stallings.
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chords: G - Em  - Bm -  (Em) Bm  G7
melody: G3  G4    F# D   E   F#  G
lyrics: Somewhere o -ver the rainbow
    ||: Somewhere o -ver the rainbow

C -   Am - G -  D  G7
G3    E4   D    F# F
Way   up   high,
Skies are  blue,

C  -    Am - G      -   (D)  Em    C
E3      C4   B      G3   A4  B     C
There's a    land   that I   heard of
And     the  dreams that you dare  to 

Am    D  (A7) D7 G    G - - -
A     F#3 G   A4 B    G3
Once  in  a   lulla - by. :||
dream Really do come true.

    G        -      -     -        D7      -         -          -
D4  B   D    B    D B   D B    D   C    D  C     D   C      D   C
Someday I'll wish u-pon a star and wake up where the clouds are far

  Am - - - D - D7 -
D E    E
Behind me.

      G        -         -     -       A7    -        -       -
D     B   D    B    D    B D   B     D C#  E C#   E   C#  E   C#
Where troubles melt like lemon drops a-way a-bove the chimney tops

       D  -  Bm  -  Am - C  D7
E      F#    F#     A5   E4 D
That's where you'll find me.

G - Em  - Bm -  (Em) Bm  G7
G3  G4    F# D   E   F#  G
Somewhere o -ver the rainbow

C - Am -  G -  D  G7
G3  E4    D    F# F
Bluebirds fly.

C  -  Am - G -  (D)  Em  C
E3    C4   B G3  A4  B   C
Birds fly  o-ver the rainbow.

Am  D    (A7) D7  G     G - - -
A   F#3   G   A4  B     G3
Why then, oh  why can't I?

   G     -      -         -     D7       -        Am  -
D  B  D  B  D   B   D     B   D C    D   C   D    C
If happy little bluebirds fly beyond the rainbow, Why, 

(G) C - D7 -  G - - -
 D  E   F#    G
 oh why can't I?

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