Have You Ever Seen the Rain chords

by Willie & Paula Nelson

  • Have You Ever Seen the Rain was written by country rock singer - John Fogerty from the band - Credence Clearwater Revival (CCR). It was recorded on their album, Pendulum in 1970, and released as a single in 1971.
  • The Willie & Paula Nelson version of the song was released as a cover on his album of duets, To All the Girls... in 2013
  • Paula is the daughter of country artist great - Willie Nelson
  • Music: Key of A Major in 4/4 time at ~ 96 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: A, Amaj7, D, E, F#m, F#m7

Have You Ever Seen the Rain? by Willie & Paula Nelson

Intro: 4/4 (~122 bpm)
 |   A   |   A   |   A   |   A   |

 A
1. Some-one told me long a-go 

   There's a calm be-fore the storm 
     E                                    A  |  A  |
   I know; it's been co-min' for some time. 

 A
2. When it's o-ver so they say 

   It'll rain a sun-ny day 
     E                        A  |  A  |
   I know; shi-nin' down like wa-ter.
 
       D          E                A     Amaj7    F#m   F#m7
Chorus: I want to know___ Have you e-ver seen the rain? 
       D          E                A     Amaj7    F#m   F#m7
        I want to know___ Have you e-ver seen the rain 
       D        E                A   |  A  |
        Co-min' down on a sun-ny day?

  A    
3. Yes-ter-day and days be-fore

   The sun is cold, rain is hard
         E                                   A   |  A  |
   And I know; it's been that way for all my time   

  A    
4. 'Til for-e-ver on it goes  
   
   Through the cir-cle fast and slow
     E                     A     |  A  |
   I know; it can't stop I won-der.
   
       D          E                A     Amaj7    F#m   F#m7
Chorus: I want to know___ Have you e-ver seen the rain? 
       D          E                A     Amaj7    F#m   F#m7
        I want to know___ Have you e-ver seen the rain 
       D        E                A   |  A  |
        Co-min' down on a sun-ny day?

Instr: Verse x2

       D          E                A     Amaj7    F#m   F#m7
Chorus: I want to know___ Have you e-ver seen the rain? 
       D          E                A     Amaj7    F#m   F#m7
        I want to know___ Have you e-ver seen the rain 
       D        E                A   |  A  |
        Co-min' down on a sun-ny day?
        
       D          E                A     Amaj7    F#m   F#m7
Chorus: I want to know___ Have you e-ver seen the rain? 
       D          E                A     Amaj7    F#m   F#m7
        I want to know___ Have you e-ver seen the rain 
       D        E                A   |  A  |
        Co-min' down on a sun-ny day?
        
       D        E                A   |  A  |
        Co-min' down on a sun-ny day?
        
       D        E                A...
        Co-min' down on a sun-ny day?

🗝 A Major

Numbered Circles: Chord fingering - number inside circle indicates which finger to use
Unmarked strings: Play open
X: Don't play string
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings
R: Root Note

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