Bobby got down on his knees, said, "Becky, would you marry me?"
He slipped that ring upon her hand.
She ran home to show her mom, said, "Looky here what I've got on!"
And that diamond sparkled on the band.
She looked her daughter in the eyes, said, "Girl, you are so young.
I just pray that in your heart you know that he's the one, 'cause
Without love, it don't mean a thing.
It's just a rock on a golden ring.
You could take it down to an old pawn shop, or toss it in the sea,
'Cause without love, it don't mean a thing."
Five years down a rocky road, Bobby had some doubts, you know.
He said, "I'm not sure I feel the same."
She packed up her old suitcase, the note said, "Bobby, here's your space.
I can't stay if your heart's really changed."
He found her ring beside the pen, and tears filled up his eyes
It read, "P.S. Don't you realize that
He found her at her mama's house, said, "Girl you've got to change your mind.
You were talkin' about your ring, but I'm talkin' about my life,
'Cause without love, it don't mean a thing.
You're my rock, here's your golden ring.
I'm beggin' you to take it back, baby, now I see
That without love, it don't mean a thing.
No, without love, it don't mean a thing.