Somewhere Over The Rainbow Ukulele Chords

Difficulty Level: Easy

Somewhere Over The Rainbow ukulele chords are for beginners that now have some experience since the changes between 5 chords. The chords are basic and are among the top most popular ukulele chords. I highly recommend this song for beginners to learn. This song has a structure of AABA: verse /verse /bridge/verse. The song was written for the film Wizard of Oz for release in the 1930’s. Israel “Iz” Kamakawiwo╩╗ole popularized the song with the ukulele outside of Hawaii gathering millions of admirers. Enjoy learning to play with this somewhere over the rainbow ukulele tab.

Before you start, make sure you tune your ukulele. You can also use this ukulele chords video library to learn or refresh your memory on how to play the chords for this song.

Somewhere Over The Rainbow Ukulele Chords

Verse 1

 
C 
Somewhere 
 
 
Em 
over the rainbow
F 
Way up  
C 
high
F 
And the  
C 
dreams that you dreamed of
G 
Once in a lulla
Am 
by
F 

Verse 2

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

Bridge

 
C 
Someday I’ll wish upon a star
G 
Wake up where the clouds are far be
Am 
hind 
 
me
F 
 
Where  
C 
trouble melts like lemon drops
G 
High above the chimney tops
 
That’s wh
Am 
ere you’ll fin
F 
 
me

Verse 3

 
Oh,  
C 
somewhere 
 
 
Em 
over the rainbow
F 
bluebirds 
 
 
C 
fly
F 
And the  
C 
dream that you dare to,
G 
Oh why, oh why  
Am 
can’t 
 
 
F 
I?

Bridge

 
C 
Someday I’ll wish upon a star
E 
Wake up where the clouds are far be
A 
hind 
 
 
F 
me
 
Where  
C 
trouble melts like lemon drops
E 
High above the chimney tops
 
That’s wher
Am 
e you’ll  
F 
find 
 
me

Verse 3

 
C 
Somewhere 
 
 
Em 
over the rainbow
F 
Way up  
C 
high
F 
And the  
C 
dream that you dare to,
 
Oh w
G 
hy, oh why can’t  
Am 
I?
F 

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For practice, follow along with the song original song here: