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I would die before divorce you
I'd take a thousand thumps for my love
'Cause you kiss a lucky horseshoe
Stuck it in my boxing glove
'Cause anyone who will see us
Through our victory and done defeat
Knows that I'll take you to the cleaners
If you come between the cheats

Between the cheats, oooeeooo
Between the cheats, oooeeeooo

My husband is the finest handsome hustler
And he still makes this housewife blush
So I'm throwing my hand in his
I'm sitting on the royal flush
Women drink him in, swimming in his green eyes
Then go home and catch the chips you got...
The jack of hearts is my jackpot

Between the cheats, oooeeeooo
Between the cheats, oooeeeooo

Catch me on...
And I know as my heart beats
There's a win secret to...
And it's sworn between the cheats

Between the cheats, oooeeeooo
Between the cheats, oooeeeooo
Between the cheats, oooeeeooo



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    UnregisteredJan 13, 2012 at 10:01 am
    Man's ruin", a tattoo often consisting of the many vices that can lead a man astray in life, not the least of which is a woman - or a bad woman to be exact! This woman is often surrounded by drinking glasses, bottles of alcohol, playing cards, dice and other accoutrements of gambling, such as horse shoes to represent betting on the ponies at the track. In short, "man's ruin" could also be titled, "wine, women and song! ". Use your imagination to add other elements of various modern vices! A woman regarded as cruel or malicious.
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    UnregisteredJan 7, 2012 at 5:52 pm
    She's writing about blake. They both cheated on each other, but as everyone knows, amy loved her blake and i believe, never got over their divorce. In fact, when he got another girl pregnant, i think that pushed amy over the edge. I think she kind of gave up then, and let the vodka take her.
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    UnregisteredDec 29, 2011 at 4:48 pm
    These lyrics are wrong .

    "(... ) cause anyone who have seen us
    Through our victories and dumb defeats
    Notice that i'll take you to your cleaners
    If you come between the cheats(... )

    (... ) women drinking him and swimming in his brune eyes
    Then go home and cash the chips you got
    And take one maybe two, oh two bottles
    The jack of heart is my jackpot (... )

    (... ) cause we all have to lock eyes
    And i know as my heart beats
    There's a winning secret to both
    And it's sworn between the cheats(... )
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    UnregisteredDec 7, 2011 at 9:04 pm
    I think it's written for blake. . . When amy was still has the obsession with her prick husband. But i think the time that she recorded this. They'd already broke up.
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    UnregisteredJan 18, 2012 at 6:21 pm
    I think amy's writing was her vocal diary of her thoughts and emotions. I do think it was about blake. I think she would have stayed with him till the end if she would have had the chance. He was the one, i think for her. I think she probably even forgave him for all his cheating even though you can hear the pain in her songs and voice. I hope blake reaps what he has sown.

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