“Let the Deal Go Down”


"Let the deal go down, boys, Let the deal go down." (Sound effects indicate cards being dealt.) "If your cards ain't lucky, Y' oughta be in a rollin' game." "I want to win for my sweet mama, She needs a new pair of shoes." Verses about (problem) gambling


Not to be confused with "Don't Let Your Deal Go Down." - RBW

The game referred to in this and similar songs is the "Skin Game" or "Georgia Skin Game." -PJS


  1. Lomax-FSNA 296, "Let the Deal Go Down" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, LoF296


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1960
Keywords: gambling cards
Found in: US(SE)