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His Love Was 100 Proof

He always had the finer things And wanted you to know The wife the kids a family All part of the show It was a dark cold night When it fell apart Its when that old whiskey bottle Stole his heart Sometimes you know a new love Can take away the pain But with all the damage done Nothing remains Hed always told her he loved her He swore he told the truth But on that dark cold night He fell in love with 100 proof As the kids headed off to college He headed into town They sought a higher education He looked for the new love he'd found It was that night she knew she lost him He found a love he couldn't deny He was willing to lose everything For the new love in his life Sometimes you know a new love Can take away the pain But with all the damage done Nothing remains He’d always told her he loved her And he swore it was true But on that dark cold night He fell in love with 100 proof He drank to make it through the day He drank her late at night He knew it consumed him He was willing to pay the price But the day that they found him They knew his love was true He gave everything he ever had He gave it all to 100 proof As they sprinkled his ashes They watched them float back to the shore The way they slammed into the bank Was hard to ignore The way he lived his life Would end like they knew He gave everything he had He gave it all to 100 proof

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