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by Alabama
Lyrics by: Tim Dubois, Jim Hurt
# Debut Chart
1 Oct '81 Country
15 Nov '81 Hot 100
5 Dec '81 Adult Contemp

Lyrics

I once thought of love as a prison A place I didn't want to be So long ago, I made a decision To be footloose and fancy-free


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But you came and I was so tempted To gamble on love just one time I never thought that I would get caught It seemed like the perfect crime [CHORUS] Baby, you left me defenseless I've only got one plea Lock me away inside of your love And throw away the key I'm guilty of love In the first degree I thought it would be so simple Like a thousand times before I'd take what I wanted And just walk away but I never made it to the door Now babe, I'm Not begging for mercy Go ahead and throw the book at me If loving you's a crime I know that I'm as guilty As a man can be [repeat CHORUS] Love in the first degree Whoa, yeah, oh, yeah [repeat CHORUS] Love in the first degree Oh, yeah Love in the first degree Love in the first degree Oh, yeah Love in the first degree Love in the first degree Love in the first degree...

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