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Love In The First Degree
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Love In The First Degree lyrics and chords are provided for your personal use, it's a beautiful love song by Alabama. A little practice time on this one will yield you great rewards, it's great.


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Love In The First Degree
 By  Alabama   written by Jim Hunt & Tim Dubois
G                           D7
I once thought of love as a prison
  C                     G
A place I didn't want to be
Am             G
So long ago  I made a decision
   Am                     D7
To be footloose and fancy free
    G                     D7
But you came and I was so tempted
   C                       G
To gamble on love just one time
   Am              G
I never thought I would get caught
   Am                      D7
It seemed like the perfect crime
C                  G
Baby you left me defenseless
C                 G
I've only got one plea
Am             G
Lock me away inside of your love
    Am             D7
And throw away the key
    C          D7                G
I'm guilty  of love in the first degree
I thought it would be so simple
       C                G      
Like a thousand times before
    Am                 G
I'd take what I wanted and just walk away
    Am                     D7
But I never made it to the door
    G                        D7
Now babe I'm not begging for mercy
   C                           G
Go ahead and throw the book at me
   Am                    G
If loving you is a crime I know that I'm
   Am                  D7
As guilty as a man can be
Repeat #2
      C                 G
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If you enjoy love songs, you're gonna want to learn this one, it's just beautiful. It does require a little practicing for most of us but it's worth the effort. The chords aren't difficult and the melody is super, use Love In The First Degree lyrics and chords to help you learn this fantastic song.