Over The Rainbow

 

Lyrics by: E. Yip Harburg

Music by: Harold Arlen

Arranged by: Axel Stordahl Axel Stordahl

From the Album: The V-Disc, 1943-1947 (disc 2)

From the Film: The Wizard Of Oz (1939)

Label: Columbia Columbia

Recorded: May 1, 1945 January 2, 1946

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When all the world is a hopeless jumble

And the raindrops tumble all around

Heaven opens a magic lane

 

When all the clouds darken up the skyway

There's a rainbow highway to be found

Leading from your windowpane

 

To a place behind the sun

Just a step beyond the rain

 

Somewhere, over the rainbow

Way up high

There's a land that I dreamed of

Once in a lullabye

 

Somewhere, over the rainbow

Skies are blue

And the dreams that you dare to dream

Really do come true

 

Some day I'll wish upon a star and wake up where the clouds are

far

behind me

Where laughter falls like lemon drops away above the chimney tops

That's where you'll find me

 

Somewhere, over the rainbow

Skies are blue

And the dreams that you dare to dream

Really do come true

 

If happy little bluebirds fly

Beyond the rainbow

Why, oh, why can't I?