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The Gambler by Kenny Rogers

On a warm summer's evenin',
On a train (1)__________ for nowhere
I met up with the gambler.
We were both too tired to sleep.
So we took (2)__________ a-starin'
Out the window at the darkness.
When boredom overtook us,
He began to speak.

He said, 'Son, I've made my life
Out of readin' people's faces.
Knowin' what the cards were
By the way they held their eyes.
So if you don't mind my sayin',
I can see you're out of aces,
For a (3)__________ of (4)________ whiskey,
I'll give you some advice.'

So I (5)____________ him my bottle,
and he drank down my last swallow.
Then he (6)____________ a cigarette
And asked me for a light.
And the night got deathly quiet,
And his (7)________ (8)________ all expression.
He said, 'If
You're gonna play the game, boy,
You gotta (9)__________ to play it right.'

You've got to know
When to hold 'em,
Know when to fold 'em
Know when to walk away,
Know when to run.
You never (10)__________ your money
When you're sittin' at the table.
There'll be time enough for countin'
When the dealin's done.

Now (11)__________ gambler knows
The (12)____________ to survivin'
Is knowin' (13)________ to throw away
And knowin' what to keep.
'Cause every hand's a winner
And every hand's a loser
And the (14)________ you can (15)________ for
Is to die in your sleep.'

And when he finished speakin',
He (16)____________ back toward the window,
Crushed out his cigarette
And (17)__________ off to sleep.
And (18)__________________ in the darkness,
The gambler he (19)__________ even.
And in his final (20)__________ I found
An ace that I could keep.

You've got to know
When to hold 'em,
Know when to fold 'em
Know when to (21)________ away,
Know (22)________ to run.
You never count (23)________ money
When you're sittin' at the table.
There'll be (24)________ (25)____________ for countin'
When the dealin's done.

You've got to know
When to hold 'em,
Know when to (26)________ 'em
Know when to walk away,
Know when to run.
You never count your money
When you're sittin' at the table.
There'll be (27)________ enough for countin'
When the dealin's done.
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