"Ace Of Spades" as written by and Don Robey....
If you like to gamble, I tell you, I'm your man, girl.
You win some, lose some, it's all the same to me.
The pleasure is to play, it makes no difference what you say.
I don't share your greed.
The only card I need is
The Ace of Spades,
The Ace of Spades.
Playing for the high one, dancing with the devil,
Going with the flow, it's all a game to me.
Seven or eleven, snake eyes watchin' you.
Double up or quit, double stakes or split.
The Ace of Spades.
The Ace of Spades.
You know I'm born to lose, and gambling's for fools,
But that's the way I like it, baby, I don't want to live forever.
And don't forget the Joker,
Pushing up the ante, I know you want to see me
Read 'em and weep, the dead man's hand again.
I see it in your eyes, take one look and die.
The only thing you see, you know it's gonna be:
The Ace of Spades,
The Ace of Spades.

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"Ace of Spades" as written by Don Robey

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    General Commentthis is actually an AWESOME cover oif an already great Motorhead song.

    As best as I can figure it gambling is being used as a metaphor for how his life will play out. He sets out to get as much out of life as he can so he goes under the assumption he will attain the things he needs most which is the metaphor that the ace of spade represents. And he knows that odds are against him of getting the things he needs most, and that in the end he will probably fail to attain them, but in the end he still wins for having tried in life in the first place and no one can take that from him.

    ....or it could just be a simple poker game, heh.
    SpWideron July 09, 2006   Link

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