Russian Roulette

Album: Russian Roulette (1976)
  • Back street dive down in New Orleans
    Gambler shows his face
    The place was full of jacks and queens
    But I never came up with that bread-winning ace

    Whisky's cheap at twice the price
    When it kills the pain of bad tumbling dice
    The scene's all set for an IOU
    Give it one more spin then that's me I'm through

    The wheel's like a chamber in Russian roulette
    I'm takin' a chance and I'm gunnin' for red
    The wheel's like a chamber in Russian roulette
    I'm takin' a chance and I'm gunnin' for red

    Lost my shirt headed for the bar
    Gonna drown my sorrows in a whisky jar
    Head hung low because I got beat
    I see a hundred dollar bill layin' at my feet

    The wheel's like a chamber in Russian roulette
    I'm takin' a chance and I'm gunnin' for red
    The wheel's like a chamber in Russian roulette
    I'm takin' a chance and I'm gunnin' for red

    Headed for the tables I'm wearin' my shades
    Got to find me a lucky green top
    Can't be one I've played
    My hands are shakin' don't wanna lose my cool
    Should I keep the big see or gamble like a fool?

    The wheel's like a chamber in Russian roulette
    I'm takin' a chance and I'm gunnin' for red
    The wheel's like a chamber in Russian roulette
    I'm takin' a chance and I'm gunnin' for red Writer/s: ALAN CLARKE, TERRY SYLVESTER, TONY HICKS
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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