Son of a Rotten Gambler

"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]

"Son of a Rotten Gambler"
Single by Anne Murray
from the album Love Song
A-side"Just One Look"
ReleasedSeptember 1974
Songwriter(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"

Other versions

Chart performance

Anne Murray

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.
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