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    Kenny Rogers - The Gambler


    par dream_ks

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    Rita Clément
    merci une merveille
    Par Rita ClémentIl y a 7 ans
    On a warm summers evenin on a train bound for nowhere,
    I met up with the gambler; we were both too tired to sleep.
    So we took turns a starin out the window at the darkness
    til boredom overtook us, and he began to speak.

    He said, son, Ive made a life out of readin peoples faces,
    And knowin what their cards were by the way they held their eyes.
    So if you dont mind my sayin, I can see youre out of aces.
    For a taste of your whiskey Ill 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 youre gonna play the game, boy, ya gotta learn to play it right.

    Par beeasy67Il y a 7 ans
    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 youre sittin at the table.
    Therell be time enough for countin when the dealins done.

    Now evry gambler knows that the secret to survivin
    Is knowin what to throw away and knowing what to keep.
    cause evry hands a winner and evry hands a loser,
    And the best that you can hope for is to die in your sleep.

    So when hed finished speakin, he turned back towards 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.
    Par beeasy67Il y a 7 ans
    Mark H
    Par Mark HIl y a 7 ans
    great tune kenny
    Par gazzer01278Il y a 8 ans
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