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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z #
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Lyrics and Chords

Intro:
D#
A# | A# | A# | A#

Verse 1:
 A#                          F7
Desmond has a barrow in the market place,
                          A#
Molly is the singer in a band.
                                D#
Desmond says to Molly "Girl, I like your face",
           A#                F7              A#
And Molly says this as she takes him by the hand.

Chorus:
       A#                     Dm    Gm
Ob-la-di, ob-la-da, life goes on, bra!
 A#            F7       A#
La-la how the life goes on.
       A#                     Dm    Gm
Ob-la-di, ob-la-da, life goes on, bra!
 A#            F7       A#
La-la how the life goes on.

Verse 2:
 A#                             F7
Desmond takes a trolley to the jeweller's store,
                            A#
Buys a twenty carat golden ring. (Golden ring?)
                               D#
Takes it back to Molly waiting at the door,
           A#               F7           A#
And as he gives it to her she begins to sing. (Sing)

Chorus:
       A#                     Dm    Gm
Ob-la-di, ob-la-da, life goes on, bra!
 A#            F7       A#
La-la how the life goes on.
       A#                     Dm    Gm
Ob-la-di, ob-la-da, life goes on, bra!
 A#            F7       A#
La-la how the life goes on. Yeah! (No)

Break:
D#
  In a couple of years, they have built a home,
       A#  A#sus2 A# A#7
Sweet home
D#
  With a couple of kids running in the yard
    A#                F7
Of Desmond and Molly Jones. (Ah ha ha ha ha)

Verse 3:
 A#                      F7
Happy ever after in the market place
                                  A#
Desmond lets the children lend a hand. (Arm! Leg!)
                                   D#
Molly stays at home and does her pretty face,
           A#                 F7                A#
And in the evening she still sings it with the band. Yes!

Chorus:
       A#                     Dm    Gm
Ob-la-di, ob-la-da, life goes on, bra!
 A#            F7       A#
La-la how the life goes on. (Heh heh hey!)
       A#                     Dm    Gm
Ob-la-di, ob-la-da, life goes on, bra!
 A#            F7       A#
La-la how the life goes on.

Break:
D#
  In a couple of years, they have built a home,
       A#  A#sus2 A# A#7
Sweet home
D#
  With a couple of kids running in the yard
    A#                F7
Of Desmond and Molly Jones. (Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha, yeah)

Verse 4:
 A#                      F7
Happy ever after in the market place
                                  A#
Desmond lets the children lend a hand. (Foot!)
                                   D#
Molly stays at home and does her pretty face,
           A#                   F7              A#
And in the evening she she's a singer with the band. Yes!

Chorus:
       A#                     Dm    Gm
Ob-la-di, ob-la-da, life goes on, bra!
 A#            F7       A#
La-la how the life goes on. Yeah!
       A#                     Dm    Gm
Ob-la-di, ob-la-da, life goes on, bra!
 A#            F7       Gm
La-la how the life goes on.

Coda:
            D#
And if you want some fun, (Ha ha ha ha)
     F7            A#
Take Ob-La-Di-Bla-Da!

(Uh, ha ha ha! Thank you!)

Key

key
A#
original
key
A#
B A
transpose
capo
on
0 fret
not in use
C
C#
D
D#
E
F
F#
G
G#
A
A#
B

Chord Fingerings

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