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Misheard lyrics (also called mondegreens) occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody. This page contains all the misheard lyrics for If I Were A Rich Man that have been submitted to this site and the old collection from inthe80s started in 1996. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

Cast of 'Fiddler On The Roof''s, "If I Were A Rich Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
All day long, I'd Betty Betty Boop.
Original Lyrics:
All day long, I'd bitty bitty boom.
Chaim Topol's, "If I Were A Rich Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
All day long, I'd beat a beat, a bum.
Original Lyrics:
All day long, I'd biddy, biddy, boom.
Chaim Topol is an Israeli theatrical/film performer. He performed in the original West End production of "Fiddler On The Roof" (where this song comes from), which opened on February 16, 1967.
Chaim Topol's, "If I Were A Rich Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
All day long, I'd bite 'em on the bum
Original Lyrics:
All day long, I'd biddy, biddy, boom.
Chaim Topol's, "If I Were A Rich Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I were in Richmond
Original Lyrics:
If I were a rich man
From the musical "Fiddler On The Roof".
Cast of 'Fiddler On The Roof''s, "If I Were A Rich Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
The most important man in town
Would come to fart on me!
Original Lyrics:
The most important men in town
Would come to fawn on me!
Topol's, "If I Were A Rich Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Would it spoil some blasty fertile clam
If I were a wealthy man?
Original Lyrics:
Would it spoil some vast eternal plan
If I were a wealthy man?

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