Contrary what you believe or what you have been taught by numerous Hollywood flicks demonizing gambling, gamblers are definitely not aliens. They have the same feeling like any other normal human beings and their taste for music is certainly not any much different than yours. In fact, without stretching the truth, we can quite comfortably come to the conclusion that gamblers have a taste for music. In fact, there are some music videos that are built around the theme of Gambling. Here we are going to take a look at some popular music videos on gambling –
“Good Run Of Bad Luck” – Clint Black
This is a popular gambling song which has been appreciated by a considerably large number of gamblers around the world. The music video was featured in the movie – “Maverick”. The song speaks about the craps and its various aspects. What is interesting to note is that this song has included some catchy gambling phrases like – ‘ten the hard way’ and ‘shoot the moon’.
“The Gambler” – Kenny Rogers
This thing is definitely going to inspire the betting lovers for eons to come. The lyric of the song is just too good and it has a great inner meaning as well. The metaphor of this song is – ‘timing is everything’ which perfectly coincides with the real life scenario of betting. Great voice and beautiful choreography have helped this song attain a cult status.
“Luck Be A Lady” – Frank Sinatra
The origin of this song can be traced back the popular Broadway musical “Guys and Dolls” but it gained more popularity afterwards. This song became so popular that Old Blue Eyes and Barbra Streisand made cover on it. In fact, “Luck Be A Lady” has gained a cult status in the gambling world.
“Viva Las Vegas” – Elvis
This song is a tribute to the American gambling industry. This song as we all know was made popular by The King. The lyrics of this song are so vivid that you can visualize the spinning roulette tables, cards, bright lights etc in your mind. A vivid and colorful song that you must listen to if you want to get a taste of the mystic world of gambling.
“Poker Face” – Lady Gaga
Don’t get duped with the name of the song because the song is not strictly related to poker. This song is a bit mystic in nature and plays with double meaning. Lady Gaga’s toe-tapping tune is what has helped this music video gained massive popularity all over the world.
“Roll Of The Dice” – Bruce Springsteen
This is a song that will help you explore gambling like never before. It equates love with gambling and shows how a harmonious relation can exist between them.