You Can't Beat the House Lyrics

Mark Knopfler


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Mark Knopfler
album: Track in album Get Lucky
release date: 2009-9-11
popularity : 9 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Soft Rock/Country Rock
length: 3:26
composer: Mark Knopfler
lyricist: Mark Knopfler

Cover Art

Mark Knopfler Get Lucky cover art
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You can't fool a fooler
I can tell
When a John got jazzed
By a Jezebel

You can't beat the house
You can't beat the house
Tell the man, somebody
You can't beat the house

When these horn dogs
Get lucky with dough
They'll blow it on the roosters
And the girls of Smokey Row

You can't beat the house
You can't beat the house
Now tell the man, somebody
You can't beat the house

You wanna buy you a dance
Don't buy it in here
It's all skin games and jelly roll
Red eye and beer

They're all as mean as rat snakes
All got knives in their boots
Even the piano player, man
He don't care who he shoots

See that little home wrecker
In the back room
She'll pick your pocket
With her pet raccoon

You can't beat the house
You can't beat the house
Tell the man, somebody
You can't beat the house


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Border Reiver
  • 2 Hard Shoulder
  • 3 You Can't Beat the House
  • 4 Before Gas and TV
  • 5 Monteleone
  • 6 Cleaning My Gun
  • 7 The Car Was the One
  • 8 Remembrance Day
  • 9 Get Lucky
  • 10 So Far From the Clyde
  • 11 Piper to the End
    DVD-Video 2
  • 1 Get Lucky (Behind the Scenes Photo Shoot)
  • 2 Cleaning My Gun (Band Performance at British Grove)
  • 3 Remembrance Day
  • 4 Mark and Band Members Recording Backing Vocals
  • 5 Studio Tour With Mark and Chuck
  • 6 In the Control Room With Mark and Chuck