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If I Were A Carpenter

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By: Tim Hardin, 1966[1]



Performed: Bobby Darin

D C C/B Am Am7/G D
If I were a carpenter, and you were a lady
D C C/B Am Am7/G D
Would you marry me anyway, would you have my baby?
 
D C C/B Am Am7/G D
If a tinker were my trade, would you still love me?
D C C/B Am Am7/G D
Carrying the pots I made, following behind me
 
Bridge
Chorus
C D
Save my love through loneliness,
C D
Save my love for sorrow;
D C C/B Am
I gave you my onliness
Am/G D
Give me all your tomorrows
 
D C C/B Am Am7/G D
If I worked my hands in wood, would you still love me
D C C/B Am Am7/G D
Answer me, babe, yes, I would, I would put you above me
 
D C C/B Am Am7/G D
If I were a miller, at a mill wheel grinding
D C C/B Am Am7/G D
Would you miss your coloured box, your soft shoes shining?
 
Repeat bridge
Repeat first verse

Created 2009 Aug 16 10:18

This is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this for private study, scholarship, or research.

Page last modified on 2010 Oct 18 09:55

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