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Intro: D A7 G D A7 D

Verse:
D                    A7   
a long long time ago, there was a volcano.
G                        D             A7
Living all alone, in the middle of the sea.
D                          A7
He sat high above his bay, watching all the couples play,
G                 D              A7
and wishing that, he had someone too.
D                            A7                            G
And from his lava came, this song of hope that he sang out-loud everyday,
D             A7
for years and years.

Chorus:
G                 D
I have a dream, I hope will come true,
     A7                      D
that you're here with me and I’m here with you
G                               D
I wish that the earth, sea, the sky up above
     G       A7         D
will send me someone to la-va

Verse:
D                         A7
He was singing all alone, turned his lava into stone,
G                   D                A7
until he was on the brink of extinction.
D                           A7
But little did he know that living in the sea below
G                   D                A7
another volcano was listening to his song.

Verse:
D                                 A7
Every day she heard his tune, her lava grew and grew
G                        D                  A7
because she believed his song was meant for her.
D                       A7
Now she was so ready to meet him above the sea
G                      D                 A7
as he sang his song of hope for the last time.

Chorus:
G                 D
I have a dream, I hope will come true,
     A7                      D
that you're here with me and I’m here with you
G                               D
I wish that the earth, sea, the sky up above
     G       A7         D
will send me someone to la-va

Verse:
D                         A7
Rising from the sea below stood a lovely volcano 
G                      D                 A7
looking all around but she could not see him.
D                                     A7
He tried to sing to let her know that she was not alone,
    G                A7           D
but with no lava his song was all done.

Verse:
D                                A7
He filled the sea with his tears watching his dreams disappear 
G                          D             A7
as she remembered what his song meant to her.
D                            A7
And oh they were so happy to finally meet above the sea
    G                      A7            D
and all together now their lava grew and grew.

Verse:
D                              A7
No longer were they alone with Hawaii as their new home
    G                    D                 A7
and when you visit them, this is what they sing

Chorus:
G                 D
I have a dream, I hope will come true,
     A7                      D
that you're here with me and I’m here with you
G                               D
I wish that the earth, sea, the sky up above
     G       A7         D
will send me someone to la-va
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381 Comments

  1. Sweetsybear

    I think this is the best song on a ukulele ever!

  2. Nicole15

    The lyrics is not complete but still a good song :D

  3. Overall the song is great, though if you listen to the original song there are a few differences in the lyrics. So I would just keep that in mind.

  4. I love this song and this site but the end chorus is wrong and some of the notes dont sound right.

  5. Dancing Waters

    The last chorus is wrong, it’s “I have a dream I hope will com true, that you’ll grow old with me, and I’ll grow old with you, we thank the earth, sea, and the sky we thank too, I lava you, I lava you, I lava you

  6. The lyrics are wrong………

  7. I love this song and how beautiful it sounds it is so awesome and addictive to play on your ukulele at home or on the go

  8. OceanSong

    You think G7 is bad??? Wait till you get to Bb… that cord is a rediculus, it makes Eb G7 Dm and swiching those cords really quickly with out stoping look like a walk in the park!
    So dont go complaining….also G7 is just G upside down…nothing compligated….dain I remeber when I could barly do G…now Im strugling with Bb LOL

  9. sweetsybear

    I think that this song is a really good one and very easy if you try hard, and I recommend it! It’s amazing!

  10. Red110402

    Why did I just ugly cry playing this?

  11. JubeJube

    I agree

  12. JubeJube

    I love this song! It is so cute

  13. The last verse is wrong. The actual lyrics are:
    “I have a dream I hope will come true,
    You’ll grow old with me, and I’ll grow old with you,
    We thank the earth,sea, the sky we thank too,
    I lava you,
    I lava you,
    I lava you!”

  14. yeeter69

    noice

  15. ukegirl154

    what is the strumming pattern?

  16. I really like it when you go DUDUD

  17. Kel_cey7

    The lyrics at the end are a bit wrong:

    Oh they were so happy
    To finally meet above the sea
    All together now their lava grew and grew
    No longer are they all alone
    With Aloha as their new home
    And when you go and visit them this is what they sing
    I have a dream I hope it will come true
    That you will grow old with me, and I will grow old with you
    We thank the earth, sea, and the sky we thank too
    I lava you
    I lava you
    I lava you

  18. stupid_cupid

    found it a little hard to play and sing

  19. A_Human_life_Form

    I love the strum pattern down down up up down up down up it gives it away then just strumming by 4 beats

  20. BuzzcutGirl

    Idk if its because i have a high vooce but +5 sounds awesome to sing along :)

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