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Never woulda hitch hiked to Birmingham
If it hadn't been for love
Never woulda caught the train to Louisian'
If it hadn't been for love
Never woulda run through the blinding rain
Without one dollar to my name
If it hadn't been
If it hadn't been for love

Never woulda seen the trouble that I'm in
If it hadn't been for love
Woulda been gone like a wayward wind
If it hadn't been for love
Nobody knows it better than me
I wouldn't be wishing I was free
If it hadn't been
If it hadn't been for love

Four cold walls against my will
At least I know she's lying still
Four cold walls without parole
Lord have mercy on my soul

Never woulda gone to that side of town
If it hadn't been for love
Never woulda took a mind to track her down
If it hadn't been for love
Never woulda loaded up a 44
Put myself behind a jailhouse door
If it hadn't been
If it hadn't been for love

Four cold walls against my will
At least I know she's lying still
Four cold walls without parole
Lord have mercy on my soul

Never woulda hitch hiked to Birmingham
If it hadn't been for love
Never woulda caught the train to Louisian'
If it hadn't been for love
Never woulda loaded up a 44
Put myself behind a jailhouse door
If it hadn't been
If it hadn't been for love

If it hadn't been
If it hadn't been for love
If it hadn't been
If it hadn't been for love



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    UnregisteredApr 18, 2012 at 3:02 am
    This is song is practically saying, "yepp. I killed the b***. But hey babe, it's okay... I did it because i love you. Ha"
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    UnregisteredMar 27, 2012 at 6:13 pm
    I think it's supposed to be he not she. Well, that's what i think. Listen to it then tell me. I'm not so sure too.
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    UnregisteredFeb 22, 2012 at 2:09 am
    I think it means that she went after the chick that's dating her love and killed her and got caught in the jailhouse on her way back home.
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    UnregisteredJan 7, 2012 at 7:47 am
    The song is about a man who killed his wife who had been cheating on him, claiming that it was for love.

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