ARTIST: Bock and Harnick
TITLE: Matchmaker, Matchmaker
Lyrics and Chords

[Fiddler on the Roof]

Matchmaker, matchmaker make me a match
Find me a find, catch me a catch
Matchmaker, matchmaker look through your book
And make me a perfect match

/ G - G6 - / Gmaj7 - - - / G - G7 - / C D7 G - /

Matchmaker, matchmaker I'll bring the veil
You bring the groom slender and pale
Bring me a ring for I'm longing to be
The envy of all I see

   For poppa make him a scholar
   For momma make him rich as a king
   For me, well I wouldn't holler
   If he were as handsome as anything

   / Cm7 - F - / Bbmaj7 - Bb6 - / Am - D7 - / Gm G7 CmDm D7 / 

Matchmaker, matchmaker make me a match
Find me a find, catch me a catch
Night after night in the dark I'm alone
So make me a match of my own

Hodel, oh Hodel, have I made a match for you
He's handsome, he's young - all right, he's 62
But he's a nice man, a good catch, true?  True
I promise you'll be happy, and even if you're not
There's more to life than that - don't ask me what

/ Gm - C D / / Eb - Bb - / 1st / Gm - C Gm /

Chava I've found him, will you be a lucky bride
He's handsome, he's tall - that is from side to side
But he's a nice man, a good catch, right?  Right
You've heard he's got a temper, he'll beat you every night
But only when he's sober - so you're alright

/ Am - D E / / F - C - / 1st / Am - D Am /

Did you think you'd get a prince?
Well I do the best I can
With no dowry, no money, no family background
Be glad you've got a match

/ G C / C7 F / Bb - - - / - - F - /

Matchmaker, matchmaker you know that I'm
Still very young, please take your time
Up to this minute I misunderstood
That I could get stuck for good

   Dear Yenta see that he's gentle
   Remember you were also a bride
   It's not that I'm sentimental
   It's just that I'm terrified

Matchmaker, matchmaker plan me no plans  
I'm in no rush, maybe I've learned
Playing with matches a girl can get burned
So bring me no ring, groom me no groom
Find me no find, catch me no catch
Unless he's a matchless match

/ G - G6 - / Gmaj7 - - - / G - G7 - / 
   / C - Cm - / G - A7 - / D7 - - G - - /

[Note about the key - the main verse is in the key the 
sheet music is in.  The cast recording is one semitone
lower.  Yenta's interlude isn't in the sheet music at all,
so I had to wing it.  It's not actually in the same key
as the recording, or what the sheet music would have been -
it's a full tone below the recording, three semitones
below the sheet.  Apologies to people who know this from
having performed it on stage.]

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