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xA|--0--------|
xE|----3-0-3--|
xC|-----------|
xG|-----------|
 
BB chord
 
BB chord                                   
Someone told me long ago there s a calm before the storm,
  GbGb chord                     BB chord
I know; it s been comin for some time.
BB chord
When its over, so they say, it ll rain a sunny day,
  GbGb chord                      BB chord
I know; shinin down like water.
 
EE chord         GbGb chord              BB chord             AbmAbm chord  AbmAbm chord GbGb chord EE chord
I want to know, have you ever seen the rain? 
          GbGb chord              BB chord             AbmAbm chord  AbmAbm chord GbGb chord EE chord 
I want to know, have you ever seen the rain
      GbGb chord               BB chord
Comin down on a sunny day? 
 
 
xA|--3-2-2------|
xE|--------3-3--|
xC|-------------|
xG|-------------|
 
BB chord
 
BB chord
Yesterday, and days before, sun is cold and rain is hard,
  GbGb chord                       BB chord
I know; been that way for all my time.
 
 
xA|--3-2-2------|
xE|--------3-3--|
xC|-------------|
xG|-------------|
 
 
BB chord
till forever, on it goes through the circle, fast and slow,
  GbGb chord                      BB chord
I know; it can t stop, I wonder.
 
EE chord         GbGb chord              BB chord             AbmAbm chord  AbmAbm chord GbGb chord EE chord
I want to know, have you ever seen the rain? 
          GbGb chord              BB chord             AbmAbm chord  AbmAbm chord GbGb chord EE chord
I want to know, have you ever seen the rain
      GbGb chord               BB chord
Comin down on a sunny day? 
 
 
xA|--3-2-2------|
xE|--------3-3--|
xC|-------------|
xG|-------------|
 
 
Yeah!
 
EE chord         GbGb chord              BB chord             AbmAbm chord  AbmAbm chord GbGb chord EE chord 
I want to know, have you ever seen the rain? 
          GbGb chord              BB chord             AbmAbm chord  AbmAbm chord GbGb chord EE chord
I want to know, have you ever seen the rain
      GbGb chord               BB chord
Comin down on a sunny day? 
 
 
xA|--0--------|
xE|----3-0-3--|
xC|-----------|
xG|-----------|
 
C

This arrangement for the song is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this for private study, scholarship, or research.

9 Comments

  • logancoy1 says:

    my opinion. add another pluck to E before plucking 3rd fret E at the end, sounds groovier. ooo bum dum dum bum doooo

  • Krayzzzf00l says:

    Awesome tab! I however, in the course, like to play it like this…

    F G C G AM G
    I want to know, have you ever seen the rain?

    It just sounds smoother to me that way :)

  • Krayzzzf00l says:

    ^^^^Ok, there was supposed to be spaces between my notes, but I guess I got denied… lol

  • Ukulelenoob says:

    I know this song and it sounds great but as my name suggests “Im a noob” so I mangle it by accident.

  • Uke0048 says:

    I like to use C7 as a transition chord from the verse to the chorus. So it goes C C7 F … This kind of transition (I Idom7 IV) works well in many other songs too

  • Cjwest says:

    I understand the chords, what’s the deal with the a e c g is that for the notes? Or the melody? How do you work it or where can I go to learn to use it, thanks

  • Junebug says:

    Beautiful!

  • Elad says:

    Hi all. In my opinion the entry riff goes like the following:

    xA|–3-0—3-
    xE|—-3-0-0-
    xC|——2-0-
    xG|——–0-

    Let me know what you think…

    • Elad says:

      Trying again (not so experienced with writing tabs):
      xA|- – 3 – 0 – – – – – 3 –
      xE|- – – – – 3 – 0 – – 0-
      xC|- – – – – – – – 2 – 0 –
      xG|- – – – – – – – – – 0-

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