I was just a joker in a serious game
I Didn't have the Heart to play
But sooner or later
I'll find a reason to throw it away
Risin' on the crest of a natural wave
That Never seems to break my way
I'm livin' without it
But I got to Do something about it

Step by step little by little
Step by step take it line by line
Move move move, move a Little closer

I was Just a runner in a one horse race
Livin' on the don't pass line
Sooner or later
I Got to lose cause I'm wasting my time
Lady luck must have been a wonderful girl
She's never been a Friend of mine
I'm living without her
But I still got that mountain to climb

Step by step little by little
Step by step rake it line by line
Move move move, move a little closer

Step by step the Deal is mine


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    General Comment

    These lyrics are a little bit wrong:

    I was just a joker in a serious game I didn't have the heart to play But sooner or later I'll find a reason to tkrow it away Risin' on the crest of a natural wave That never seems to break my way I'm livin' without it But I got to do something about it

    Step by step, little by little move a little closer to me Step by step take it line by line one day at a time Move move move, move a little closer to me Step by step The deal is mine

    I was just a runner in a one horse race Livin' on the don't pass line Sooner or later I got to lose cause I'm wasting my time Lady Luck must have been a wonderful girl She's never been a friend of mine I'm living without her But I still got that mountain to climb

    Step by step, little by little, move a little closer to me Step by step take it line by line, one day at a time Move move move, move a little closer to me Step by step the deal is mine

    Step by step little by little, move a little closer to me Step by step take it line by line, one day at a time Move move move, move a little closer to me Step by step, the deal is mine

    sounds like someone gambling or betting on a horse race maybe anyone have any ideas?

    jessyon November 04, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    I think this song is about someone who doesn't take risks, but realizes that he now must make a risk.

    malec2bon June 29, 2007   Link
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    Song Meaning

    The person who doesn't 'have the heart to play', doesn't, because he assumes he will lose anyway. This song is about building hope in the face of hopelessness. Maybe you can talk yourself into hope, but at the same time, it doesn't change the reality of your chances of success (not so good).

    ctlizyrdon May 26, 2009   Link

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