Rovin' Gambler

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Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley (born November 20, 1975) is an American country music artist who has been signed to Capitol Records Nashville since 2003. That year, he released his self-titled debut album. Both it and its follow-up, 2005's Modern Day Drifter, are certified platinum in the United States. A third album, 2006's Long Trip Alone, is certified gold. It was followed in mid-2008 by a greatest hits package. His fourth album, Feel That Fire was released in February 2009. A bluegrass studio album, Up on the Ridge, was released on June 8, 2010, and then a sixth album, Home, followed in February 2012. more »

I am the rovin' gambler, I've gambled all around 
Whenever I meet with the deck of cards, 
I lay my money down
I lay my money down, I lay my money down

I had not been in Frisco many more weeks than three
Yeah I met up with a pretty little girl, 
She fell in love with me 
Fell in love with me, fell in love with me

She took me to her parlor, she cooled me with her fan 
Whispered low in her mother's ear "I love the gamblin' man"
Love the gamblin' man, love the gablin' man

Daughter oh dear daughter, how can you treat me so
Leave your dear old mother and with the gambler go 
With the gambler go, with the gambler go

I left her in Frisco and I wound up in Maine 
I met up with a poker player and got in a poker game
Got in a poker game, got in a poker game 

He put his money in the pot and dealt the cards around 
I saw him deal from the bottom of the deck, shot the gambler down
Shot the gambler down, shot the gambler down 

Now I'm down in prison, got a number for my name
The warden slammed the door and said "You've gambled your last game"
Gambled your last game, gambled your last game
Gambled your last game, gambled your last game

Written by: Dierks Bentley, Jon Randall, TRAD TRAD

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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