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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.