ARTIST: Bock and Harnick
TITLE: Tradition
Lyrics and Chords

[Fiddler on the Roof]

Who day and night must scramble for a living
Feed the wife and children, say his daily prayers
And who has the right as master of the house
To have the final word at home
The poppa, the poppa
The poppa, the poppa

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Who must know the way to make a proper home
A quiet home, a kosher home
Who must raise a family and run the home
So poppa's free to read the Holy Book
The momma, the momma
The momma, the momma

At three I started Hebrew school
At ten I learned a trade
I hear they've picked a bride for me
I hope she's pretty
And who does momma teach
To mend and tend and fix
Preparing me to marry
Whoever pappa picks
The daughters, the daughters
The poppa, the momma, the sons, the daughters

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