New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

Yeah, gonna tell my tale
Come on,
Come on.
Give a listen,
Cause I was born lonely
Down by the riverside.
Learned to spin fortune wheel
And throw dice.
And I was just thirteen
When I had to leave home.
Knew I couldn't stick around,
Had to roam.
I ain't good lookin',
But you know I ain't shy.
Ain't afraid to look a girl
In the eye.
So if you need some lovin'
And you need it right away,
Just take a little time out
And maybe I'll stay.

Then I got to ramble,
Ramblin' man.
Lord I got to gamble,
Gamblin' man.
Ahh I got to ramble,
Ramblin' man.
And I was born a ramblin' gamblin' man.

I hope you got money,
Sho gonna need some.
Ain't gonna run on lovin'
And I got to run.
I got to keep movin',
Never gonna slow down.
You can have your funky world,
See ya 'round.

I got to ramble,
Ramblin' man.
Yeah I got to gamble,
Gamblin' man.
Ahh I got to ramble,
Ramblin' man.
I was born a ramblin' gamblin' man.



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/b/bob_seger/ramblin_gamblin_man.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

  • U
    UnregisteredAug 2, 2012 at 3:29 am
    You know he liked to gamble. Throw dicw, spin the wheel. Roaming the country looking for a good time. Liked to ramble. Liked to gamble.

    Write about your feelings and thoughts

    Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
    U
    Unregistered
    Min 50 words
    Not bad
    Good
    Awesome!
    Explain

    Write an explanation

    Your explanation
    Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
    10 words
    Good
    Cool
    Awesome!
    Explanation guidelines:
    • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
    • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
    • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
    Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
    ×