Casino Queen

Songfacts®:

  • This black-humored gambling story is titled after a real riverboat casino. It was penned by Jeff Tweedy at the suggestion of his father. He recalled to Redeye Chicago:

    "I took my dad to go to the casino one time, and he said, "This could be something you could write a song about." He basically forced me to do it."
  • The bluesy honky tonk tune features a dirty electric guitar riff from Uncle Tupelo guest Brian Henneman.

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