UNCLE ARTHUR D A D Strikes the bell for five o'clock, Uncle Arthur closes shop, A D screws the tops on all the bottles, turns the lights out, locks it up. G A D Climbs across his bike and he's away- G A C6 A cycles past the gas works, past the river, down the high street, G A D Eb back to mother. It's another empty day. E D A E D A Uncle Arthur- likes his mummy- Uncle Arthur- still reads comics- E D A Uncle Arthur- follows Bat-man-. D A D Round and round the rumours fly, how he ran away from mum, A D on his thirty-second birthday, told her that he'd found a chum. G A D Mother cried and raved and yelled and fussed- G A C6 A Arthur left her no illusion brought the girl round, save confusion, G A D Eb Sally was the real thing not just lust. E D A E D A Uncle Arthur- vanished quickly- Uncle Arthur- and his new bride- E D A Uncle Arthur- follows Sally-. E B E Round and round goes Arthur's head, hasn't eaten well for days, B E little Sally may be lovely, but cooking leaves her in a maze. A B E Uncle Arthur packed his bags and fled. A B D6 B A Back to mother, all's forgiven serving in the family shop, he gets B E F- his pocket money, he's well fed. F# E B F# E B Uncle Arthur- passed the gas works- Uncle Arthur- passed the river- F# E B F# E B Uncle Arthur- down the high street- Uncle Arthur- follows mother-.