home
Over 390,000 song lyrics online now!
Artist Browse | Track Browse | Search | Random Lyric | Newest Lyrics | Newest Videos | TOP 100 SITES
A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - N - M - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z
Find:

Viewing Lyrics for If I Were A Rich Man:

Artist:Zero Mostel
Album:Fiddler On The Roof
Track:If I Were A Rich Man
 
Date Added:18/10/2007
Rating:not yet rated     
Views:675
 
Watch Video
 
Lyrics:SPOKEN:) Dear God, you made many, many poor people. I realize, of course, that
it's no great shame to be poor... but it's no great honor, either. So what would have
been the difference if I had... a small fortune?

If I were a rich man,
Daidle deedle daidle
Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum
All day long I'd biddy-biddy-bum
If I were a wealthy man.
I wouldn't have to work hard,
Daidle deedle daidle
Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum
If I were a biddy-biddy rich,
Daidle deedle daidle daidle man.

I'd build a big tall house with rooms by the dozen
Right in the middle of the town,
A fine tin roof with real wooden floors below.
There would be one long staircase just going up
And one even longer coming down,
And one more leading nowhere, just for show.

I'd fill my yard with chicks and turkeys and geese
And ducks for the town to see and hear,
Squawking just as noisily as they can,
And each loud "pa-pa-geeee! pa-pa-gaack! pa-pa-geeee! pa-pa-gaack!"
Would land like a trumpet on the ear,
As if to say, "Here lives a wealthy man."
Oy!

If I were a rich man,
Daidle deedle daidle
Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum
All day long I'd biddy-biddy-bum
If I were a wealthy man.
I wouldn't have to work hard,
Daidle deedle daidle
Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum
If I were a biddy-biddy rich,
Daidle deedle daidle daidle man.

I see my wife, my Golde, looking like a rich man's wife,
With a proper double chin,
Supervising meals to her heart's delight.
I see her putting on airs and strutting like a peacock,
Oy! What a happy mood she's in,
Screaming at the servants day and night.

The most important men in town will come to fawn on me--
They will ask me to advise them,
Like a Solomon the Wise--
"If you please, Reb Tevye?"--
"Pardon me, Reb Tevye?"--
Posing problems that would cross a rabbi's eyes--
(chanting) Ya va voy, ya va voy voy vum...
And it won't make one bit of difference
If I answer right or wrong--
When you're rich, they think you really know.

If I were rich, I'd have the time that I lack
To sit in the synagogue and pray,
And maybe have a seat by the Eastern wall,
And I'd discuss the learned books with the holy men
Seven hours every day--
That would be the sweetest thing of all...
Oy!

If I were a rich man,
Daidle deedle daidle
Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum
All day long I'd biddy-biddy-bum
If I were a wealthy man.
I wouldn't have to work hard,
Daidle deedle daidle
Daidle daidle deedle daidle dum
Lord who made the lion and the lamb,
You decreed I
should be what I am--
Would it spoil some vast, eternal plan,
If I were a wealthy man
 
If don't show Lyrics for this song, can try search to LyricsEverClick Here

 Add to del.icio.us    Digg this    Reddit


FIND MP3 for Zero Mostel - If I Were A Rich Man



More Zero Mostel Lyrics:

1.   Matchmaker Matchmaker  view
2.   Sunrise Sunset  view
3.   Tradition  view
4.   Anatevka  view
5.   Far From The Home I Love  view
6.   If I Were A Rich Man  view
7.   Now I Have Everything  view
8.   Do You Love Me  view
9.   Sabbath Prayer  view
10.   To Life  view


Taken from the album  by Zero Mostel
  1. Thumbnail 5:10

    Zero Mostel " If I Were a Rich Man " Fiddler on the Roof

    19th Tony Awards June 13, 1965 Fiddler on the Roof 1964 Broadway " If I Were a Rich Man " Zero Mostel 1.48. 2:05. 3:00. 4:21.

    Views: 31

  2. Thumbnail 6:09

    If I were a rich man -Best Version ever

    Bryn Terfel in Baden- Baden Juli 2016 Wunderbare und vorallem verspielte Version - einzigartig!

    Views: 25

  3. Thumbnail 4:57

    If I Were a Rich Man

    Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment If I Were a Rich Man · Zero Mostel · Milton Greene Fiddler on the Roof (Original Broadway Cast Re...

    Views: 3

  4. Thumbnail 5:08

    "If I Were A Rich Man" - Anthony Warlow (Fiddler On The Roof Australia)

    Direct from Broadway, Australian superstar Anthony Warlow returns to Australia to star in a brand new production of one of the greatest and most ...

    Views: 0

  5. Thumbnail 4:54

    Fiddler On The Roof - If I Were A Rich Man (1964)

    If I Were A Rich Man? from Fiddler on the Roof with Zero Mostel. Fiddler on the Roof is a musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Har...

    Views: 36

  6. Thumbnail 4:07

    Levantino - If I Were A Rich Man

    If I Were A Rich Man - Levantino Official Video http://www.levantino.de http://www.facebook.com/levantino.official from the Broadway musical "Fid...

    Views: 0

  7. Thumbnail 4:57

    IF I WERE A RICH MAN ( TOPOL )

    El violinista en el tejado es una película musical estadounidense dirigida por Norman Jewison en el año 1971. Se estrenó en su versión teatral en...

    Views: 10





home | Artist Browse | Track Browse | Search | Random Lyric | Newest Lyrics | Newest Videos | TOP 100 SITES | link partners