Bet on the Blues Song Lyrics

John Denver

John Denver I Want to Live cover art
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Copyright 1975 Accabonac Music

Five hundred'll buy you a stack. Bet it on the red or the black and you'll
lose, bet on the blues.
You tell me you're a gambling man.
Try to beat the house if you can and you lose, bet on the blues.
If you're looking to get an inside slant,
if you're looking for something so good you can't refuse, bet on the blues.
Find a man who thinks he's over the hump,
I'm here to tell you he's a kind of a chump you can use, bet on the blues, bet
on the blues.

Lucky old sun is shining today. Even money says you'll be paying some dues, bet
on the blues.
You say you found your lady fair.

Track Listing

  • 1 How Can I Leave You Again?
  • 2 Tradewinds
  • 3 Bet on the Blues
  • 4 It Amazes Me
  • 5 To the Wild Country
  • 6 Ripplin' Waters
  • 7 Thirsty Boots
  • 8 Dearest Esmeralda
  • 9 Singing Skies and Dancing Waters
  • 10 I Want to Live
  • 11 Druthers

  • credits

    writers: Tom Paxton
    album: Track 3 in album I Want to Live
    release date: 1977-11
    popularity : 68 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock/Country/Soft Rock
    length: 3:50

    Album Information

    country(area): United States
    script: Latin