Son of a Rotten Gambler

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"Son of a Rotten Gambler"
Single by Anne Murray
from the album Love Song
A-side "Just One Look"
Released September 1974
Genre Country
Length 3:06
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Chip Taylor
Producer(s) Brian Ahern
Anne Murray singles chronology
"He Thinks I Still Care"
"Son of a Rotten Gambler"
"You Won't See Me"

"Son of a Rotten Gambler" is a song written by Chip Taylor and performed by Anne Murray. The song reached #1 on the Canadian Adult Contemporary chart,[1] #3 on the Canadian Country chart, and #5 on the U.S. Country chart in 1974. The song appeared on her 1974 album, Love Song.[2] The song was produced by Brian Ahern.[3]

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Chart performance[edit]

Anne Murray[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 3
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary 1
U.S. Country[4] 5


  1. ^ "RPM Pop Music Playlist", RPM Weekly, Volume 22, No. 10, October 26, 1974. Accessed December 23, 2015.
  2. ^ Anne Murray, Love Song Retrieved August 18, 2013
  3. ^ Anne Murray, "Son of a Rotten Gambler" Retrieved August 18, 2013
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 291–292. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.