Malaco releases usually mix straight blues with a slicker variety of R&B aimed at "urban contemporary" radio airplay, but I'm a Gambler has a very high blues content. Milton sings with vigor, like he was feeling at the top of his game when he recorded this CD -- and no wonder, since the material is quite strong. Highlights include the humorous "Casino Blues," the cocky "Like a Rooster on a Hen," and the bayou swamp rocker "Polk Salad Annie" (which Little Milton really makes his own).
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AllMusic Review by Steve Hoffman