Who Sang Ob-la-di Ob-la-da? Jimmy Cliff

Release information
Release Date: 1999-6-22
Genre: Reggae
Style: Roots Reggae
length: 2:53
Some other versions of "Ob-la-di Ob-la-da"

Lyrics
Obladi ObladaDesmond has a barrow in the market place
Molly is the singer in a band
Desmond says to Molly - girl I like your face
And Molly says this as she takes him by the hand.

Chorus:
Obladi oblada life goes on bra
Lala how the life goes on
Obladi Oblada life goes on bra
Lala how the life goes on.

Desmond takes a trolly to the jewellers stores
Buys a twenty carat golden ring
Takes it back to Molly waiting at the door
And as he gives it to her she begins to sing.

Chorus

In a couple of years they have built
A home sweet home
With a couple of kids running in the yard
Of Desmond and Molly Jones.

Happy ever after in the market place
Desmond lets the children lend a hand
Molly stays at home and does her pretty face
And in the evening she's a singer with the band.

Chorus

In a couple of years they have built
A home sweet home
With a couple of kids running in the yard
Of Desmond and Molly Jones.

Happy ever after in the market place
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.

Chorus

And if you want some fun - take Obladiblada.

Tracklist
  • 1 Humanitarian (Ska version)
  • 2 Rise Up
  • 3 Giants
  • 4 Come Up to My Love
  • 5 How Long
  • 6 Let's Jam
  • 7 Keep the Family
  • 8 Drifters
  • 9 The Hill
  • 10 I Walk With Love
  • 11 I'm in All
  • 12 Humanitarian (Slow)
  • 13 Ob-la-di Ob-la-da
  • 14 You've Got a Friend

  • Release information
    country(area): United States
    script: Latin