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Songs About Games, Games People Play

So here's a song topic that I don't recall us having played - Songs about Games. What songs can you think of about games, mentioned or implied, of any sort in the title or lyrics? 

 

So I'll start with this one as sort of a "blanket" title - - -

 

The Games People Play - Joe South 

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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What a band, what a voice, but what a great time to be growing up and listening to this one; thanks for the memory!

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Poker Face. Lady Gaga

 

 

Life's a Journey, not a Destination" Aerosmith
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"Basketball Jones": Cheech and Chong

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Games People Play 

by Joe South 

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"Poker Face": Lady Gaga (A stretch, I know)

 

"The Gambler": Kenny Rogers

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"Flowers On The Wall" (Playing Solitare And Watching Captain Kangaroo....): Statler Brothers

 

"1 -2 -3 Redlight": 1910 Fruitgum Company 

 

 

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You've got to know when to hold 'em

Know when to fold 'em . . . 

 

The Gambler - Kenny Rogers

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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Poker        ELO

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The Game Of Love -Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders 

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Take  The  Skinheads  Bowling        Camper  Van  Beethoven

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When we played our charade
We were like children posing
Playing at games, acting out names
Guessing the parts we played

 

Charade - Henry Mancini

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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Centerfield        John  Fogerty

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First to come to my mind too.

 

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Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts -- Bob Dylan

 

"Backstage the girls were playin' five-card stud by the stairs.
Lily had two queens, she was hopin' for a third to match her pair..."

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Games        Redeye

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From a Jack to a King - Ned Miller (1963, yep, it's an oldie!)

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Monopoly, 21 , Checkers  and  Chess  are  mentioned  in  the  lyrics  Man  On  The  Moon  by  R.E.M.

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