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Judy Garland – Somewhere Over The Rainbow lyrics

Somewhere over the rainbow
Way up high
There's a land that I 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

Someday I'll wish upon a star
And wake up where the clouds are far behind me
Where troubles melt like lemon drops
Away above the chimney tops
That's where you'll find me

Somewhere over the rainbow
Blue birds fly
Birds fly over the rainbow
Why then oh why can't I?

If happy little blue birds fly beyond the rainbow
Why oh why can't I

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    This song means to dream big, beyond the rainbow, for all your troubles to be behind you. It's a longing for happiness with a child like innocence. It describes a perfect world from a child's point of view using images like rainbows, blue birds, lemon drops, lullaby. It may seem like a fairy tale but to a child everything is possible, dreams really do come true. If we all saw the world as children do, we would be more optimistic and hopeful.
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