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If I Had A Million Dollars

Barenaked Ladies

 

Capo 2 (originally recorded with no capo, but still in key of A.  This version’s a little more finger-friendly)

 

Intro: / G - - - / D - - - / C - - - / - - - - /

        / G - - - / D - - - / C - - - / (hold) /

 

Repeat Intro

 

G           D                    C (2)                                 G

    If I had a million dollars (If I had a million dollars)

             D                 C (2)                                 G

Well I´d buy you a house (I would buy you a house)

               D                    C (2)                                 G

And if I had a million dollars (If I had a million dollars)

                       D                            C (2)                                                        G

I´d buy you furniture for your house (Maybe a nice Chesterfield or an Ottoman)

        D                    C (2)                                 G

If I had a million dollars (If I had a million dollars)

        D              C (2)                                    G

I´d buy you a K-car (A nice reliant automobile)

        D                    C (2)                           D (4)

If I had a million dollars, I´d buy your love.

 

C           D                   G (½)            G/F# (½)    Em                  

    If I had a million dollars, (I´d build a        tree fort in our yard)

C           D                   G (½)     G/F# (½)   Em

    If I had a million dollars, (You could help, it wouldn´t be that hard)

C           D                   G (½)                  G/F# (½)                Em

    If I had a million dollars, (Maybe we could put like a little tiny fridge in there somewhere)

C (hold)    D (hold)           

(We could keep snacks and beverages...)

 

Repeat Intro

 

G           D                    C (2)                                 G

    If I had a million dollars (If I had a million dollars)

             D             C (2)                                                     G

I´d buy you a fur coat (but not a real fur coat that´s cruel)

      D                    C (2)                                  G

If I had a million dollars (If I had a million dollars)

      D                              C (2)                            G

I´d buy you an exotic pet (Like a lama or an emu)

       D                   C (2)                                  G

If I had a million dollars (If I had a million dollars)

      D                                                 C (2)                                      G

I´d buy you John Merrick´s remains (All them crazy elephant bones)

        D                    C (2)                           D (4)

If I had a million dollars, I´d buy your love.

 

 

C           D                   G (½)            G/F# (½)  Em 

    If I had a million dollars, (We wouldn´t have to walk to the store)

C           D                   G (½)                 G/F# (½)     Em 

    If I had a million dollars, (We´d take a limousine cause it costs more)

C           D                   G (½)             G/F# (½)             Em 

    If I had a million dollars, (We wouldn´t have to eat Kraft dinner)

C (hold)    D (hold)           

(But we would. We´d just eat more...)

 

Repeat Intro

 

G           D                    C (2)                                 G

    If I had a million dollars (If I had a million dollars)

       D                            C (2)                                                           G

I´d buy you a green dress (But not a real green dress, that´s cruel)

      D                    C (2)                                  G

If I had a million dollars (If I had a million dollars)

      D                     C (2)                                  G

I´d buy you some art (A Picasso or a Garfunkel)

      D                    C (2)                                  G

If I had a million dollars (If I had a million dollars)

      D                  C (2)                                                            G

I´d buy you a monkey (Haven´t you always wanted a monkey?)

      D                    C (2)                           D (4)

If I had a million dollars, I´d buy your love

 

C           D                   G (½)     G/F# (½)  Em 

    If I had a million dollars, (If I         had a million dollars)

C           D                   G (½)     G/F# (½)  Em 

    If I had a million dollars, (If I         had a million dollars)

C           D                   G (½)     G/F# (½)  Em 

    If I had a million dollars, (If I         had a million dollars)

C           D (hold)                  

                 I´d be rich.

 

End on G


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.