Uncle Walter Chords & Lyrics Artist:

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A chord A7 chord Am7 chord D chord D7 chord F sharp 7 chord G chord G7 chord Em7 chord G6 chord Gmaj7 chord D/F# chord A6 chord Dmaj7 chord C#m7-5 chord
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How To Play

INTRO
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D
 
VERSE 1
A7                        G6
Your Uncle Walter's going on and on
     D/F#            Em7        D
Bout everything he's seen and done
    A7                   G6
The voice of 50 years experience
     D/F#               Em7      D
He's drunk watching the television
 
VERSE 2
             Em7         A
You know he's been around the world
Em7                  A               Dmaj7
Last night he flew to Baghdad in his magical armchair
                 Em7      A     Em7          A
Cigarettes and a six pack, yeah, he just got back
         G                    D
Now the spit's flying everywhere
 
CHORUS 1
                A7
Hey, hey, hey, hey (Your Uncle Walter's going on and on)
D               A7                             D
You're back so late (Where did you go that you were gone so long?)
               Em7              G
How could you leave me here so long
              A6
With Uncle Walter?
 
INSTRUMENTAL
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D
 
VERSE 3
A7                         G6
Your Uncle Walter saw who fired the shots
             D/F#          Em7     D
He drove his chair in the cavalcade
     A7                         G6
He's flown from South Africa to countries where
               D/F#          Em7        D
They beat themselves on the backs with chains
 
VERSE 4
                       Em7    A
There was a fleet of battleships
Em7              A
And one reclining chair
      Dmaj7
Headed north on the Arabian sea
                        Em7      A
Now he's back to he'll tell us what
        Em7             A
He and his oldest boy Blair
G                                 D
They're getting rich with their mail order scheme
 
CHORUS 2
        A7
Oh, oh, oh, oh (Your Uncle Walter's going on and on)
D                    A7                              D
We're so glad you're home (Where did you go that you were gone so long?)
                      Em7          G
But how could you leave me here so long
             A6
With Uncle Walter?
 
BRIDGE 1
Am7
Your Uncle Walter told me
                             Gmaj7
Everything he'd do if he was president
             F#7   C#m7-5
Oh what a perfect world
      F#7
This world would be
Em7                      G7
If he was President now, but he's not!!
 
INSTRUMENTAL
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D
 
VERSE 5
                         Em7     A
And he sees the children smoking pot
Em7               A                     Dmaj7
He knows that in a moment they'll be shooting up heroin
                 Em7      A
Teardrops in his armchair
Em7          A
A 50 minute lecture
   G                             D
Tobacco juice rolling down his chin
 
CHORUS 3
                A7
Hey, hey, hey, hey (Your Uncle Walter's going on and on)
D               A7                                   D
You're back so late (Where did you go that you were gone so long?)
                   Em7          G
How could you leave me here so long
              A6
With Uncle Walter?
 
OUTRO
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D
A7 G6 D/F# Em7 D7

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