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If I Were A Rich Man Chords

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IF I WERE A RICH MAN    -       Fiddler On The Roof


Tune ½ down + capo on 4th


`Dear Lord, you made many, many poor people. 
I realize, of course, that it's no shame to be poor. 
But it's no great honor either. 
So, what would have been so terrible if I had a small fortune?"


-               A                                                          
   If I were a     rich man,
                                               A7 -                       
Yubby dibby dibby dibby dibby dibby dibby dum 
Dº7/E                   Am                                                     
      All day long I'd     biddy biddy bum
B7                      E /                                                 
    If I were a wealthy      man; I !!
A                                                                      
    Wouldn't have to work hard
                                                     A7 - A+7sus4 - A7i -                 
Ya ha deedle deedle, bubba bubba deedle deedle dum 
Dº7/E            Am                                                            
      If I were     biddy biddy rich
B7               E7                 A/                                         
    Idle deedle      daidle daidle        man


             Dm                      G7                                     
I'd build a      big tall house with      rooms by the dozens
Cmaj7                              A7                                           
       Right in the middle of the      town
   Dm                       E7               A                                  
A       fine tin roof with      real wooden     floors below
                Dm                      G7                                   
There could be      one long staircase     just going up
     Cmaj7                         A7                                          
And         one even longer coming      down
Dm                        B7                   E7                               
    And one more leading      nowhere just for      show./


             D                         E9/B                                   
I'd fill my     yards with chicks and        turkeys and geese
     A                                 F#7                                   
And     ducks for the town to see and       hear
Bm                     E7                  A                                    
    Squawking just as      noisly as they     can
                D                           E9/B                              
And each loud     "cheep" and "swaqwk" and       "honk" or "quack"
        A                             F#7                                    
Would     land like a trumpet on the       ear
    Dm7                   B7                    E7                                
As       if to say `here       lives a wealthy      man`/


A               (A)                                                         
   If I were a      rich man,
                                               A7 -                       
Yubby dibby dibby dibby dibby dibby dibby dum 
Dº7/E                    Am                                                     
      All day long I'd       biddy biddy bum
B7                      E7/                                                 
    If I were a wealthy        man; I !!
A                                                                      
   Wouldn't have to work hard
                                               A7 - A+7sus4 - A7i -                      
Yubby dibby dibby dibby dibby dibby dibby dum 
Dº7/E            Am                                                            
      If I were      biddy biddy rich
B7/                E7/                 A /                                         
      Idle deedle       daidle daidle       man


A7       A+7sus4      A7i                                                             
    I'd           see       my -
Dm                   G7                             C                           
    wife, my Golde,      looking like a rich man's      wife
                       (C)                                              
With a proper double -     chin.
Dm               E7                             A                               
    Supervising      meals to her heart's de -     light.
           Dm7                       G7                                       
I see her       putting on airs and      strutting like a peacock.
C                               Bb7       A7 -                                   
   Oy, what a happy mood she's       in. 
Dm                     B7                    E7                                  
    Screaming at the      servants, day and      night.


E       F        G        A         G        F       E      F                                
   The     most     im -     por -     tant     men     in     town 
G         A        Bb       C       Bb     A                                             
   would     come      to     fawn     on     me!
Dm/                                                                     
     They would ask me to advise them,
C#         Bb/                                                              
    Like a        Solomon the Wise.
Bb - A          Gm/                                                             
        "If you        please, Reb Tevye..."
G - F           Gm6/E/                                                             
       "Pardon           me, Reb Tevye..."
A7 /                                                                     
      Posing problems that would cross a rabbi's eyes! 
(A7)                                                                     
    Ja dada die da da, Jada daa daa, jada daa daa 
A7 - A+7sus4 - A7i /


Dm                     G7                                                   
     And it won't make      one bit of difference 
Cmaj7                        A7                                                 
       if I answer right or      wrong.
Dm/                            B7/                    E7/                          
      When you're rich, they        think you really       know!


           D                      E9/B                                        
If I were     rich, I'd have the        time that I lack
     A                            F#7                                        
To      sit in the synagogue and       pray.
     Bm                 E7                        A                             
And       maybe have a       seat by the Eastern      wall.
               Dm                 G7                          C                 
And I'd dis -      cuss the holy      books with the learned     men, 
                     A7                                                  
several hours every      day.
Dm7                     B7                     E7                                 
     That would be the      sweetest thing of      all.


A                                                                      
    If I were a rich man,
                                               A7 -                      
Yubby dibby dibby dibby dibby dibby dibby dum 
Dº7/E                   Am                                                     
      All day long I'd      biddy biddy bum
B7                       E/                                                 
    If I were a wealthy       man; I !!
A                                                                      
   Wouldn't have to work hard
                                                    A7 - A+7sus4 - A7i -                 
Ya ha deedle deedle, bubba bubba deedle deedle dum 


Dº7/E                     Am                                                   
       Lord who made the      lion and the lamb,
Dº7/E                 Am                                                       
       You decreed I      should be what I am.
Dº7/E                       Am             G         F#m6                               
       Would it spoil some      vast e -     ternal        plan?/
-                       E7        A          A - E - A//                                   
    If I were a weal -      thy      man. 




A       x02220
A7      x02020
Dº7/E   x20101
Am      x02210
B7      x24242
E       022100
A+7sus4 x0303x
A7i     x0565x
E7      020130
Dm      xx0231
G7      320001
Cmaj7   x32000
E9/B    x22132
D       xx0232
F#7     24232x
Bm      x24432
Dm7     xx0211
B7      x21202
C       x32010
Bb7     x13131
E       0xxxxx
F       1xxxxx
G       3xxxxx
A       x0xxxx
Bb      x1xxxx
C       x3xxxx
C#      x4xxxx
Bb      x13331
Gm      355333
Gm6/E   01203x
G       3200xx
F#m6    20124x

I used powertab freeware for chordnames and found that tuning ½ down changes those 
names. I rewrote the names according to normal tuning.
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