Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to The Card Cheat by The Clash. Please check back for more The Clash lyrics.
The Card Cheat Lyrics
Artist: The Clash
Album: Clash On Broadway
There's a solitary man crying, "Hold me."
It's only because he's a-lonely
If the keeper of time runs slowly
He won't be alive for long!
If he only had time to tell of all of the things he planned
With a card up his sleeve, what would he achieve?
It means nothing!
To the opium den and the barroom gin
In the Belmont chair playing violins
The gambler's face cracks into a grin
As he lays down the king of spades
But the dealer just stares
There's something wrong here, he thinks
The gambler is seized and forced to his knees
And shot dead
He only wanted more time
Away from the darkest door
But his luck it gave in
As the dawn light crept in
And he lay on the floor
From the Hundred Year War to the Crimea
With a lance and a musket and a Roman spear
To all of the men who have stood with no fear
In the service of the King
Before you met your fate be sure you
Did not forsake your lover
May not be around anymore
The Clash Lyrics
The Clash Clash On Broadway Lyrics
More The Clash Music Lyrics:
The Clash - Dirty Punk Lyrics
The Clash - English Civil War Lyrics
The Clash - London's Burning Lyrics
The Clash - Rudie Can't Fail Lyrics
The Clash - Silicone On Sapphire Lyrics
The Clash - Time is Tight Lyrics
The Clash - We Are The Clash Lyrics