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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 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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I forgot one of the all time best:  How could I?  Its Run For The Roses by Dan Fogelberg.    Its all about horse racing.   

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@RossM846371  -  good one!

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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and the ever popular folk song Stewball was a racehorse and I wish he was mine.  

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@RossM846371  - love it!

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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I don’t wanna go on with you like that, Sir Elton

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Catch Your Luck And Play - Scorpions

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Games people play, Alan Parsons Project

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Smooth Operator -  Sade 

 

--->  Smooth Operator - YouTube

 

--->  Smooth Operator - Wikipedia

 

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Talking Baseball Terry Cashman

Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold by Townes Van Zandt

Put Me In Coach John Fogarty

Your Move by Yes

Luck Be A lady Tonight (about Dice) from Guys and Dolls

Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley

Its Midnight and I'm Not Famous Yet by Steve Goodman (about Casino Craps)

 

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The Gambler:  Kenny Rogers

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Simon Says:  1910 Fruitgum Co

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Pac Man Fever:  Buckner  & Garcia

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Tumbling Dice:  Stones

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Domino:  Van Morrison

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Games Without Frontiers:  Peter Gabriel

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Hide and Go Seek:  Bunker Hill

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Deck Of Cards:  Wink Martindale

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Thick As A Brick-Jethro Tull

”Teach him how to play Monopoly”

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Let It Play - Poison

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Jesse, Carly Simon

 

“Annie, keep reminding me

That he cut out my heart like a paper doll 

Sally, tell me once again

How he set me up just to see me fall”

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Still The Same - Bob Seger

 

You always won every time you placed a bet

 

You always said the cards would never do you wrong

 

Moving game to game

 

There you stood, everybody watched you play

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Lyin’ eyes, Eagles

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Stop The Game - Cheap Trick

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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The Chain, The Mac

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Play The Game - Queen

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Wicked game, Chris Isaak

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The Game Of Life - Scorpions

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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"The Card Cheat" - The Clash

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Somebody that I used to know, Gotye

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