Somewhere Over The Rainbow Chords – Israel Kamakawiwoʻole

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Somewhere Over The Rainbow guitar chords

Somewhere Over The Rainbow Chords

Israel Kamakawiwoole‘s version ofSomewhere Over the Rainbow is a cultural phenomenon and a beloved and iconic Hawaiian song. The song was originally composed by Harold Arlen for the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, but was popularized by Israel Kamakawiwoole‘s 1993 version.
Israel Kamakawiwoole was an iconic Hawaiian musician and composer who was born and raised on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. He was a prominent member of the Hawaiian community and was a master of the ukulele and Hawaiian music. His version ofSomewhere Over the Rainbow has become a beloved and iconic piece of Hawaiian music and culture.
The song has become synonymous with Hawaii and the Hawaiian people and has been featured in many movies, television shows, and commercials. The song has been covered by many other artists, including Jimmy Buffett, Bette Midler, and even the popular rock band U2.
[Intro]
[C] [G] [Am] [F] [C] [G] [Am] [Am7] [F]
Somewhere Over The Rainbow Chords/Intro
[C]Oooo, [G]oooo, [F]oooo, [C]oooo…
[F]Oooo, [E7]oooo, [Am]oooo, [F]oooo…
Somewhere Over The Rainbow Chords/Chorus
[C]Somewhere o[G]ver the rainbow,
[F] Way up [C]high
[F]There’s [C]a land that I heard of,
[G]Once in a lullab[Am]y… [F]
Oh, s[C]omewhere ov[G]er the rainbow
[F] Skies are [C]blue
[F]And the [C]dreams that you dare to dream
[G]Really do come true… [Am] [F]
Somewhere Over The Rainbow Chords/Verse
Some[C]day I’ll wish upon a star
[G]Wake up where the clouds are far [Am]behind [F]me
Where [C]trouble melts like lemon drops
[G]High above the chimney tops
That’s [Am]where you’ll [F]find me
Somewhere Over The Rainbow Chords/Chorus
Oh, s[C]omewhere ov[G]er the rainbow
[F] Blue birds [C]fly
[F]Birds fly [C]over the rainbow
[G]Why then,oh why c[Am]an’t I… [F]
Somewhere Over The Rainbow Chords/Verse
Some[C]day I’ll wish upon a star
[G]Wake up where the clouds are far [Am]behind m[F]e
Where [C]trouble melts like lemon drops
[G]High above the chimney tops
That’s [Am]where you’ll [F]find me
Somewhere Over The Rainbow Chords/Chorus
Oh, s[C]omewhere ov[G]er the rainbow
[F] Way up [C]high
[F]And the [C]dream that you dare to
[G]Why oh why can’t [Am]I… [F]
Somewhere Over The Rainbow Chords/Chorus
[C]Oooo, [G]oooo, [F]oooo, [C]oooo…
[F]Oooo, [E7]oooo, [Am]oooo, [F]oooo… [C]