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 super-hits 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, Harold Arlen should be on top of your list of composers to study.
Over The Rainbow – Chords & Guitar Lessons
With its intricate picking pattern and chord extensions Over The Rainbow gently move from one chord to the next.
A replica of Eva Cassidy‘s beautiful one guitar arrangement of this classic song is what is on offer in this lesson.
Over The Rainbow – Lyrics
Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high,
there’s a land that I’ve heard of once in a lullaby.
Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue,
and the dreams that you dare to dream, really do come true.
Go to Over The Rainbow – Lyrics.