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Love Potion Number 9
Written by: Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: ()

I took my troubles down to Madame Ruth
You know that gypsy with the gold-capped tooth
She's got a pad down at 34th and Vine
Sellin' little bottles of
Love potion number nine

I told her that I was a flop with chicks
I'd been this way since 1956
She looked at my palm and she made a magic sign
She said, "What you need is
Love potion number nine"

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 and looked like India 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 kissin' everything in sight
But when I kissed the cop down at 34th and Vine
He broke my little bottle of
Love potion number nine

Love potion number nine (3x)

Shows Played At:
03-13-1974: Exit/In – Nashville, TN
Number of Shows: 1