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Intro:
    |E   B   |Dbm   A  |E   B   |
    |Dbm      |A       |

    E        Abm       A        E
    ooo-ooo  ooo-ooo  ooo-ooo  ooo-ooo
    A        Ab7       Dbm       A
    ooo-ooo  ooo-ooo  ooo-ooo  ooo-ooo


E         Abm                A       E
Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high
A       E                        B            Dbm   A
And the dreams that you dream of once in a lullaby...
   E         Abm                A          E
Oh somewhere over the rainbow, blue birds fly
A       E                         B                   Dbm   A
And the dreams that you dream of, dreams really do come true...


    E
Someday i'll wish upon a star
B                                Dbm   A
Wake up where the clouds are far behind me
      E
Where trouble melts like lemon drops
B                                  Dbm           A
High above the chimney tops that's where you'll find me


   E         Abm               A           E
Oh somewhere over the rainbow, blue birds fly
A       E                           B               Dbm   A
And the dreams that you dare to, oh why, oh why can't I?...


           E        Abm        A         E
Well I see trees of green and Red roses too
A                E         Ab7     Dbm
 I'll watch then bloom for me and you
      A                B                Dbm   A
And I think to myself: what a wonderful world
           E        Abm             A         E
Well I see skies of blue and I see clouds of white
        A              E   Ab7         Dbm
And the brightness of day, I like the dark
      A                B                E    A   E
And I think to myself: what a wonderful world 


    B                      E
The colours of the rainbow so pretty in the sky
    B                    E
Are also on the faces of people passing bye
    A               E      A              E
See friends shaking hands, saying 'how do you do?'
A               E       Gbm7             Gb
 They're really saying, I...I love you


       E      Abm        A          E
I hear babies cry and I watch them grow
A                   E    Ab7         Dbm
 They'll learn much more than we'll know
     A                 B                Dbm   A
And I think to myself: what a wonderful world 


E
Someday i'll wish upon a star
B                                Dbm   A
Wake up where the clouds are far behind me
       E
Where trouble melts like lemon drops
B                                  Dbm           A
High above the chimney tops that's where you'll find me


   E         Abm                A      E
Oh somewhere over the rainbow, way up high
A       E                        B                 Dbm   A
And the dreams that you dare to, why, oh why can't I?...


E        Abm       A        E
ooo-ooo  ooo-ooo  ooo-ooo  ooo-ooo
A        Ab7       Dbm      A
ooo-ooo  ooo-ooo  ooo-a-eh-a-a-a-a-a-a    
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426 Comments

  1. The original strumming pattern is UxDDxxDx where the Xs aren’t played. The U can also be dropped in favor of changing chords if you can’t change quickly enough.

  2. strumming girl

    the strumming patern is uuu-ddu-uud

  3. This going on my top charts!

  4. Hope you have fun playing ukulele. I think it is awesome!

  5. actually the strumming pattern is D DU UDU

  6. Hatsue Ueki

    THIS IS NOT THE CORRECT LYRICS HOW DARE YOU DISRESPECT MY MAN IZ LIKE THAT OMFG I’S LIKE TO SPEAK TO YOUR MANAGER

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