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Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
Words and Music by John Lennon mid Paul McCartney - 1968
Part 1:----------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
F - C7 -
- - F -
- F7 Bb -
F C7 F -
Part 2:----------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
F - Am Dm
F C7 F -
F - Am Dm
F C7 F   (end after repeat)
Part 3:----------- ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
F Bb - -
F - - -
- Bb - -
F - C7 (repeat parts 1 & 2)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
Play parts 1, 2, 3, 1, 2
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Part 1:
Des - mond had a bar - row in the mar - ket place,
Mol - ly is the sing - er in a band.
Des - mond says to Mol - ly, girl I like your face,
And Mol - ly says this as she takes him by the hand.
(go to part 2)
 
Part 1 (repeat):
Hap - py ev - er af - ter in the mar - ket place,
Des - mond lets the chil - dren lend a hand.
Mol - ly stays at home and does her pret - ty face,
And in the eve - ning she still sings it with the band.
(go to part 2)
 
Part 2:
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.
(end after repeat)
 
Part 3:
In a cou - ple of years they have built a home sweet home.
(interlude, no vocal)
With a cou - ple of kids run - ing in the yard of
Des - mond and Mol - ly Jones.
(return to parts 1 and 2)
 
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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