SON OF A ROTTEN GAMBLER

Latest update on 18/12/2009

Artist: Niki Aukema
Author: Chip Taylor
Label: Paramount
Year: 1973

On lp Nothing Free, with author Chip Taylor on guitar and backing vocals. A son of a gambler himself, Chip Taylor wrote this for his own son. Chip spent more time in casinos and on race tracks than on stages and in recording studios. He even wrote a book about his habit (The Weekend Handicapper).

Covers:

1973:

Chip Taylor [two months later on his lp Last Chance, possibly the oldest recording]

1974:

Anne Murray

1974:

Hollies [they also cut Taylor's I Can't Let Go]

1981:

Emmylou Harris

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