James Burns

James Burns

facebook twitter
Long Beach, California, United States
Total Song Plays: 2,159   
Member Since: 2003
   Last Login: 10/11/2019

Profile    Songs    Photos    Playlists    Comments    Bios    Connections    Endorsements   

Sign up for Broadjam today to follow James Burns, and be notified when they upload new stuff or update their news!



Playlists this song is on:
Playlist CreatorPlaylist NameDate Added Reverse Sorted
Broadjam Member Reviews

This is an enjoyable song to listen to. I like the lyric and feel of the song.

    - Marilyn Hall

Excellent presentation...nice clean recording...expressive vocal....love the guitar work...
Theme is clear...

    - Bobby Caputo

Low Down Gamblin? Blues
Words & Music by James E. Burns, May 8, 2004

Intro: [A] [E] [B7] [E] [A] [E] [G] [B7] [E]

[ Chorus ]
[A] I got these Low-Down [E] Gamblin? Blues.
[B7] Lost the money for my [E] union dues
If ya [A] roll with the Devil, boy, your [E] sure to lose
I [G] got these Low-Down [B7] Gamblin? [E] Blues.

[ Verse 1 ]
I [A] hear the whistle of that [E] east bound freight
[A] Fading in the night and my [E] point is eight.
I [A] have to let it ride and if [E] I don't pass,
[G] Ol' Mister Devil, gonna [A] own my [E] ass. [ Chorus ]

[A] [E] [B7] [E] [A] [E] [G] [B7] [E]

[ Verse 2 ]
I [A] gotta find a game man, I?m [E] feelin? hot.
[A] Ol? Mister Devil says ?I?ll [E] bet your not"
[A] I?m dealin? with the Devil, now I'm [E] ready to roll
[G] I just crapped out, now he [A] owns my [E] soul. [ Chorus ]

[A] [E] [B7] [E] [A] [E] [G] [B7] [E]

[ Verse 3 ]
I [A] rolled them bones and I [E] shoulda known,
Ya [A] roll with the Devil, boy, you [E] never go home.
I [A] bet my soul, now I'm [E] gonna be,
[G] Down with the Devil for e[A]terni[E]ty. [ Chorus ]

Copyright © 2004 James E Burns

Song Length
Country - Bluegrass, Folk - Bluegrass
Tempo / Feel
Medium (111 - 130)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal

Lyric Credits Jim Burns
Music Credits Jim Burns
Performance Credits The Gator Hole featuirng Dave Brooks