"Luck Be a Lady" as written by Josef Myrow and Mack Gordon....
Luck be a lady tonight
Luck be a lady tonight
Luck if you've been a lady to begin with
Luck be a lady tonight

Luck let a gentleman see
Just how nice a dame you can be
I know the way you've treated other guys you've been with
Luck be a lady with me

A lady never leaves her escort
It isn't fair, it isn't nice
A lady doesn't wander all over the room
And blow on some other guys dice

Lets keep this party polite
Never get out of my sight
Stick with me baby, I'm the guy that you came in with
Luck be a lady tonight

Lyrics submitted by zacster

"Luck Be a Lady" as written by Frank Loesser

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  • +1
    General CommentThis isn't about sex. He's saying he wants his luck to stay with him the way a lady would. "You might refuse to stay/
    And so the best that I can do is pray." He hopes his luck will stick with him.

    "The pickings have been lush
    And yet before the evening is over
    You might give me the brush"

    ^^He's been lucky so far but by the end of the night his luck could run out. It's about gambling in Vegas. Simple. Great song.
    katiezon February 12, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI feel like this song is aboug sex, but i suppose i'm really only basing that idea on "a lady doesn't wander all over the room, and blow on some other guys dice".
    orangetomorrowon July 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song was played in Guys and Dolls, and Marlon Brando also knocked it out of the park. It's strictly about a gambler wishing that luck would be with him when throws as he tosses a lucky seven or even boxcars. This tune makes me a Sinatra fan.
    OpinionHeadon December 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentLuck is fleeting, she can be with you one moment and blessing the guy next to you at any time, with no warning. Ol' Blue Eyes just wants her to stay with him for the night.

    Awesome song, easily my favorite from Sinatra. The trumpets and tempo are incredible...
    cadillac4lifeon November 08, 2004   Link

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