The Rainbow Connection
1979
usPaul Williams and Kenny Ascher
AmAm7B7Bm7CCM7DD7E7EmG
11 chords used in this song
Intro Riff
GCGC
G / / / C / / G / / / C / /
Verse 1
GEm
GWhy are there Emso many
Am7D
Am7Songs about Drainbows
GEmAm7D
And Gwhat's on the Emother Am7side D
GEm
GRainbows are Emvisions
Am7D
But Am7only ilDlusions
GEmC
And Grainbows have Emnothing to Chide
CM7
CM7So we've been told and some choose to believe it
Bm7B7
Bm7I know they're wrong wait and see B7
Am7D7
Am7Someday we'll D7find it
Bm7E7
The Bm7Rainbow ConE7nection
Am7D7G
The Am7lovers, the D7dreamers and Gme
Riff
GCGC
G / / / C / / G / / / C / /
Verse 2
GEm
GWho said that Emevery wish
Am7D
Would Am7be heard and Danswered
GEmAm7D
When Gwished on the Emmorning Am7star D
GEm
GSomebody Emthought of that
Am7D
And Am7someone beDlieved it
GEmC
And Glook what its Emdone so Cfar
CM7
CM7What's so amazing that keeps us star gazing
Bm7B7
Bm7What do we think we might see B7
Am7D7
Am7Someday we'll D7find it
Bm7E7
The Bm7Rainbow ConE7nection
Am7D7G
The Am7lovers, the D7dreamers and Gme
Bridge
DEmG
DAll of us Emunder its Gspell
CGAmD7
We Cknow that it's Gprobably AmmaD7gic
Verse 3
GEm
GHave you been Emhalf asleep
Am7D
And Am7have you heard Dvoices
GEmAm7D
GI've heard them Emcalling my Am7name D
GEm
GIs this the Emsweet sound
Am7D
That Am7calls the young Dsailors
GEmC
The Gvoice might be Emone and the Csame
CM7
CM7I've heard it too many times to ignore it
Bm7B7
Bm7It's something that I'm supposed to be B7
Am7D7
Am7Someday we'll D7find it
Bm7E7
The Bm7Rainbow ConE7nection
Am7D7G
The Am7lovers, the D7dreamers and Gme
Coda
DEmG
DLa de da Emdoo da dee Gdoo
CDG
CLa da da Ddee da da Gdoo
This version is simplified by removing the key change at the bridge. In the original, the final verse is a semitone higher (G#, in this key)
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