Harold Arlen tunes

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Harold wrote the best song in the world!

Harold Arlen wrote over four hundred songs and is highly regarded in the Great American Songbook.

Arlen’s 1938 song Over The Rainbow was voted the twentieth century’s #1 song by the Recording Industry Association of America.

Other Harold Arlen tunes include It’s Only A Paper Moon, Stormy Weather, Get Happy, and Come Rain Or Come Shine.

No other composer has had more songs represented in the Great American Songbook than Harold Arlen.

If you are an aspiring singer-songwriter, Mr. Arlen should probably be on top of your list of composers to study. You’ll be in for a harmonic masterclass, that’s for sure!

If you’re not an aspiring songwriter but instead interested in improvisation, Arlen is still your man as his melodies will give you ideas for rhythmic interplay and great note choices over chord progressions.

To become a great musician, you must study the greatest tunes and Harold Arlen certainly composed a few of them!

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Over The Rainbow

Over The Rainbow chords

You can learn how to play Over The Rainbow by Eva Cassidy using chords, lyrics, TAB, chord analysis, and Spytunes video guitar lessons.

Gsus2 /F# | Em /D | Bm7b13 | G7 Amadd4 /B |
Somewhere over the rainbow…

Harold Arlen on the web

Listen to Harold Arlen on Spotify

Artists & Bands

Artist and Band biographies

Behind every single tune you learn, there’s an artist or band with an entire catalogue of music, waiting to be discovered.

Find out more about these great Artists & Bands, and let their tunes guide you to success.

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