From movies to parties and everything in between, casino theme always steals the show. The same goes with the casino-themed songs as well. There are several songs sung by famous artists in the music genre, and we’ve listed the top 7 of such songs in this article. Don’t blame us if you can’t get the song out of your mind.
#1 Waking Up in Vegas by Katy Perry
This hit track was released in 2009 and if you’ve ever got a chance to visit the sin city, then you’re aware of the lit nights that can sometimes get out of hand. Katy Perry rightly tackles this part of the casino themed song, where she tries to piece what happens the night before because what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.
#2 Huck’s Tune by Bob Dylan
This song was released in 2006 and was a piece from the movie Lucky You starring Drew Barrymore and Eric Bana. Bob Dylan is a noble prize winner and is still the star that he was, in the 21st century. In this song, he sings about the insecurity regarding money, poker, relationships, etc, which is exactly the storyline of the movie.
#3 The Dealer by Steve Nicks
This song was released recently in 2014, even though the track was actually written in 1979, but didn’t see the light of the day until 2014. This song is all about love and regret, with the beautiful casino card references. She casts herself as a dealer in the song, and also refers herself to a card shark.
#4 Poker Face by Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga kick started her career with this song over a decade ago, that talks about the parallels of love in everybody’s favorite card game — poker. The song consists of some infestations beats and some likes that refer directly to the card game. If you’re familiar with poker and Gaga’s success story, then you’ll probably get the reference in the song.
#5 All I Want to do is Play cards by Corb Lund
This country side Canadian classic which was released in 2005 talks about a guy or a girl who always has a deck of cards handy. It falls under the umbrella of one of the best poker songs where he talks about his card obsession. He also confesses that at the end of the day, he would prefer to sit at a game of poker or blackjack or Chinese rummy, than sit and write song lyrics.
#6 On the Nickel by Tom Waits
It was released in 1980, in which he sings about “a place where a royal flush cannot beat pair.” He bizarrely refers to the 5th street in Los Angeles, which home to many poker variations at least 37 years ago.
#7A Little less conversation by Elis Presely
It was released way back in 1960, when Presley performed this song under various occasions as a native of the city. It was not until the songs, ‘ remix version was used in the movie Ocean’s Eleven, that it gong world-wide popularity.