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[Verse 1]
Singer 1: If I had a million dollars
Singer 2: If I had a million dollars
1: Well I'd buy you a house
2: I would buy you a house
1: And if I had a million dollars
2: If I had a million dollars
1: Buy you furniture for your house
2: Maybe a nice Chesterfield or an Ottoman
1: And if I had a million dollars
2: If I had a million dollars
1: Well I'd buy you a K-car
2: A nice reliant automobile

1: And If I had a million dollars
Both: I'd buy your loooooooooooooooove

Both: If I had a million dollars
2: I'd build a tree fort in our yard
Both: If I had a million dollars
2: You could help it wouldn't be that hard
Both: If I had a million dollars
2: Maybe we could put a little tiny fridge in there somewhere

[Spoken]
1: Or maybe we could just go up there and hang out
2: Like open the fridge and stuff
2: And there are already foods layed out for us with little pre-wrapped sausages and things.
1: MMM
2: They have pre-wrapped sausages but they don't have pre-wrapped bacon
1: Well can you blame them?
2: Oh yeah

[Verse 2]
1: If I had a million dollars
2: If I had a million dollars
1: Well I'd buy you a fur coat
2: But not a real fur coat that's cruel
1: And if I had a million dollars
2: If I had a million dollars
1: Well I'd buy you an exotic pet
2: Yep! Like a llama or an emu
1: And if I had a million dollars
2: If I had a million dollars
1: Well I'd buy you John Merrick's remains
2: Oooh all them crazy elephant bones

1: And If I had a million dollars
Both: I'd buy your loooooooooooooooove

Both: If I had a million dollars
2: We wouldn't have to walk to the store
Both: If I had a million dollars
2: No we'd take a limousine 'cause it costs more
Both: If I had a million dollars
2: We wouldn't have to eat Kraft dinner

[Spoken]
1: But we would eat Kraft dinner
2: Of course we would, we'd just eat more
2: And buy really expensive ketchups with it
1: That's right all the fanciest ketchu- Dijon ketchups
1: MMM
2: MHM

[Verse 3]
1: If I had a million dollars
2: If I had a million dollars
1: Well I'd buy you a green dress
2: But not a real green dress that's cruel
1: And if I had a million dollars
2: If I had a million dollars
1: Well I'd buy you some art
2: A Picasso or a Garfunkel
1: And if I had a million dollars
2: If I had a million dollars
1: Well I'd buy you a monkey
2: Haven't you always wanted a monkey!

1: And if I had a million dollars
Both: I'd buy your loooooooooooooooove

Group of Singers (GOS): If I had a million dollars
2: If I had a million dollars
GOS: If I had a million dollars
2: If I had a million dollars
GOS: If I had a million do-o-o-o-lla-a-ars

1 & 2: I'd be rich



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    UnregisteredJul 16, 2012 at 8:15 pm
    I believe the meaning of this song is related to theme of the american dream were as if you had a million dollars you could posses anything you wish.

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