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Kenny Rogers - The Gambler

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Mar 22, 2018

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  • ♪♪♪
  • ♪ ON A WARM SUMMER'S EVENING ♪
  • ♪ ON A TRAIN BOUND FOR NOWHERE ♪
  • ♪ I MET UP WITH A GAMBLER ♪
  • ♪ WE WERE BOTH TOO TIRED TO SLEEP ♪
  • ♪ SO WE TOOK TURNS A-STARIN' ♪
  • ♪ OUT THE WINDOW AT THE DARKNESS ♪
  • ♪ TILL BOREDOM OVERTOOK US ♪
  • ♪ AND HE BEGAN TO SPEAK ♪
  • ♪ HE SAID, "SON, I'VE MADE A LIFE ♪
  • ♪ OUT OF READIN' PEOPLE'S FACES ♪
  • ♪ AND KNOWIN' WHAT THE CARDS WERE ♪
  • ♪ BY THE WAY THEY HELD THEIR EYES ♪
  • ♪ SO IF YOU DON'T MIND MY SAYIN' ♪
  • ♪ I CAN SEE YOU'RE OUT OF ACES ♪
  • ♪ FOR A TASTE OF YOUR WHISKEY ♪
  • ♪ I'LL GIVE YOU SOME ADVICE" ♪
  • ♪ SO I HANDED HIM MY BOTTLE ♪
  • ♪ AND HE DRANK DOWN MY LAST SWALLOW ♪
  • ♪ THEN HE BUMMED A CIGARETTE ♪
  • ♪ AND ASKED ME FOR A LIGHT ♪
  • ♪ AND THE NIGHT GOT DEATHLY QUIET ♪
  • ♪ AND HIS FACE LOST ALL EXPRESSION ♪
  • ♪ SAID, "IF YOU'RE GONNA PLAY THE GAME, BOY, ♪
  • ♪ YOU GOTTA LEARN TO PLAY IT RIGHT ♪
  • ♪ YOU GOT TO KNOW WHEN TO HOLD 'EM, ♪
  • ♪ KNOW WHEN TO FOLD 'EM, ♪
  • ♪ KNOW WHEN TO WALK AWAY, ♪
  • ♪ AND KNOW WHEN TO RUN. ♪
  • ♪ YOU NEVER COUNT YOUR MONEY ♪
  • ♪ WHEN YOU'RE SITTIN' AT THE TABLE ♪
  • ♪ THERE'LL BE TIME ENOUGH FOR COUNTIN' ♪
  • ♪ WHEN THE DEALING'S DONE ♪
  • ♪ EVERY GAMBLER KNOWS ♪
  • ♪ THAT THE SECRET TO SURVIVIN' ♪
  • ♪ IS KNOWIN' WHAT TO THROW AWAY ♪
  • ♪ AND KNOWIN' WHAT TO KEEP ♪
  • ♪ 'CAUSE EVERY HAND'S A WINNER, ♪
  • ♪ AND EVERY HAND'S A LOSER, ♪
  • ♪ AND THE BEST THAT YOU CAN HOPE FOR ♪
  • ♪ IS TO DIE IN YOUR SLEEP" ♪
  • ♪ AND WHEN HE FINISHED SPEAKIN' ♪
  • ♪ HE TURNED BACK TOWARD THE WINDOW ♪
  • ♪ CRUSHED OUT HIS CIGARETTE ♪
  • ♪ AND FADED OFF TO SLEEP ♪
  • ♪ AND SOMEWHERE IN THE DARKNESS ♪
  • ♪ THE GAMBLER HE BROKE EVEN ♪
  • ♪ BUT IN HIS FINAL WORDS ♪
  • ♪ I FOUND AN ACE THAT I COULD KEEP ♪
  • ♪ YOU GOT TO KNOW WHEN TO HOLD 'EM ♪
  • ♪ KNOW WHEN TO FOLD 'EM ♪
  • ♪ KNOW WHEN TO WALK AWAY ♪
  • ♪ AND KNOW WHEN TO RUN ♪
  • ♪ YOU NEVER COUNT YOUR MONEY ♪
  • ♪ WHEN YOU'RE SITTIN' AT THE TABLE ♪
  • ♪ THERE'LL BE TIME ENOUGH FOR COUNTIN' ♪
  • ♪ WHEN THE DEALING'S DONE ♪
  • ♪ YOU'VE GOT TO KNOW WHEN TO HOLD 'EM ♪
  • ♪ (WHEN TO HOLD 'EM) ♪
  • ♪ KNOW WHEN TO FOLD 'EM ♪
  • ♪ (WHEN TO FOLD 'EM) ♪
  • ♪ KNOW WHEN TO WALK AWAY ♪
  • ♪ AND KNOW WHEN TO RUN ♪
  • ♪ YOU NEVER COUNT YOUR MONEY ♪
  • ♪ WHEN YOU'RE SITTIN' AT THE TABLE ♪
  • ♪ THERE'LL BE TIME ENOUGH FOR COUNTIN' ♪
  • ♪ WHEN THE DEALING'S DONE ♪
  • ♪ YOU GOT TO KNOW WHEN TO HOLD 'EM ♪
  • ♪ KNOW WHEN TO FOLD 'EM ♪
  • ♪ KNOW WHEN TO WALK AWAY ♪
  • ♪ AND KNOW WHEN TO RUN ♪
  • ♪ YOU NEVER COUNT YOUR MONEY ♪
  • ♪ WHEN YOU'RE SITTIN' AT THE TABLE ♪
  • ♪ THERE'LL BE TIME ENOUGH FOR COUNTIN' ♪
  • ♪ WHEN THE DEALING'S DONE ♪

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Music video by Kenny Rogers performing The Gambler. © 2018 Capitol Records LLC, Courtesy of Capitol Records Nashville under license from Universal Music Enterprises

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