The Clovers

Love potion no. 9 (Audio)

I took my troubles down to Madame Ruth
You know that gypsy with the gold-capped tooth
She's got a pad down on Thirty-Fourth and Vine
Selling little bottles of love potion no. 9

I told her that I was a flop with chicks*
I've been this way since 1956*
She looked at my palm and she made a magic sign
She said, what you need is love potion no. 9.

She bent down and turned around and gave me a wink
She said, I'm gonna make it up right here in the sink!
It smelled like turpentine, it looked like Indian ink
I held my nose, I closed my eyes, I took a drink.

I didn't know if it was day or night
I started kissing everything in sight
But when I kissed a cop down on 34th and Vine,
he broke my little bottle of love potion no. 9.


I held my nose, I closed my eyes, I took a drink.

dal $egno al fine
|: |: Love Potion no. 9 :| :|

*The Lamours u.a. weibliche Interpreten singen "guys" statt "chicks" und "1955" statt "1956" - wegen des Reims -; aber das rechtfertigt keine eigene Datei.

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