Words & Music:
John Lennon & Paul McCartney
D D/A D/G [vamp]
G D7 G
Desmond has his barrow in the marketplace; Molly is the singer in a band.
Desmond says to Molly, "Girl, I like your face."
C G D7 G
And Molly says this as she takes him by the hand:
G Bm Em G D7 G
"Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da, life goes on, bra. La la how the life goes on.
Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da, life goes on, bra. La la how the life goes on."
Desmond takes a trolley to the jewelry store. Buys a 20-carat golden ring.
Takes it back to Molly waiting at the door,
And as he gives it to her she begins to sing:
C G Am/G G G9
In a couple of years they have built a home sweet home.
C G D7
With a couple of kids running in the yard of Desmond and Molly Jones.
Happy ever after in the marketplace. Desmond lets the children lend a hand.
Molly stays at home and does her pretty face.
And in the evening she still sings it with the band:
Happy ever after in the marketplace. Molly lets the children lend a hand.
Desmond stays at home and does his pretty face.
And in the evening, she's a singer with the band.
Em D7 G
And if you want some fun take ob-la-di-la-da.