Searchers, The - Love Potion No. 9 Lyrics




I took my troubles down to Madame Rue
You know that gypsy with the gold-capped tooth
She's got a pad down on Thirty-Fourth and Vine
Sellin' 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 kissin' everything in sight
But when I kissed that cop down at Thirty-Fourth and Vine
He broke my little bottle of Love Potion No. 9

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 that cop down at Thirty-Fourth and Vine
He broke my little bottle of Love Potion No. 9

Love Potion No. 9
Love Potion No. 9
Love Potion No. 9





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  1. Chung Hiu To

    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 number nine
    I told her that I was a flop with chics
    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 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, 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 Thirty-Fourth and Vine
    He broke my little bottle of Love Potion Number Nine
    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 Thirty-Fourth and Vine
    He broke my little bottle of Love Potion Number Nine
    Love potion number nine
    Love Potion number nine
    Love Potion number nine

  2. ray coleman

    luv it ty. luv diane

  3. robert petty

    This song is popular in Vietnam right now. I am sure they have no idea where it really came from.

  4. AO MeChannel

    25/12/2019 :))

  5. Gấu Bông

    Vietnamese verson " CHI RIENG MINH TA brings me here. Love both ❤❤❤.

  6. the overseer

    Bass player is not even attempting to pretend play

  7. Mickey Bowser

    OH OH GOSH!!!!!

  8. Nicolas RAGE

    The movie with Sandra Bullock was fkn hilarious

  9. Василий Греческий

    А мне нравится.

  10. Forensource

    Not lip synhced.

  11. Debora Cunha

    Que música boa de se ouvir 🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷

  12. อาท น้อยรักจีน

    วิภาแยกแปด 64 32 ส่วนกลาง (1)

  13. Virginia Lea Ross

    i just Love your Comment. Sagenator1 to funny Have a great xmas! Ginny Ross

  14. 방소은

    젊었을때 추억이 새록새록 나네요

  15. jacksonfan4life123

    Was watching Smallville and Chloe had said something about Lois taking Love Potion #9. Was glad she made the reference because I forgot about this song.

  16. Ruben Kbalz

    This band one style Like beatles years wonderful thanks boys

  17. Diane Ashworth

    I used to sing this to my students. They loved it (probably not my voice tho). and they'd ask me to sing it over and over

  18. 방민호

    신서유기 보고 왔다.. ㅋㅋ

    김승영

    저도 ㅋㅋ

  19. mark reardon

    Cool🤘

  20. Hell Boy

    LOVELY DOWN MEMORY LANE CHEERS!!! Thanks

  21. Khoa Vo

    Nguyen Hung da dua toi den day 😂

    Harding Smith

    Khoa Vo :vv

  22. América Villalobos

    Escuchen esas guitarras hermosa música de los 60
    Me encantó

  23. Judy Jae

    "I held my nose I closed my eyes...I took a drink"...cool lyrics...abracadabra:)

  24. dasha dert

    Классс! 👍👍👍🤩🤩🤩

  25. Urgula Regulus

    Search for this song and got even interested to hear the whole because of Jung Woo Sung who guest on Running Man. So everytime i hear this song he is the one that comes to my mind. Love You Jung Woo Sung

  26. 지훈

    응석이 아버지는 응 퍼요~

  27. akise

    ahhh i miss this song. my dad have this cd and always put on everytime we travel. Then, me and sibling always sing to this song at back seat. it's 10 years ago and i miss that time we r together.

  28. Hà Trí Phạm

    Mỗi sớm thức giấc bỗng thấy chỉ riêng mình ta....

  29. Jeenee

    Yes, I am watching in the last weeks of 2019. This is a good version of this song. Thank you for posting it.

  30. Huy Nguyễn Thanh Gia

    Ai biết bài này thông qua "Chỉ riêng mình ta"?
    Who knows this song through "Chỉ riêng mình ta"?

  31. Queen Fan

    I’m 13 and I am absolutely obsessed with this song! It’s amazing
    Songs I recommend if you like this type of music:
    I don’t want to set the world on fire- Inkspots
    Any Queen song!! All of their songs are amazing :)
    Mad world- Puddles Pity Party and Haley Rienhart

  32. Quang võ

    Mỗi sáng thức giấc bỗng thấy chỉ riêng mình ta :))

  33. Cá Tôm Vlos

    Ký ức vui vẻ đã đưa tôi đến đây

  34. Jacky VT

    Nguyễn Hưng đã mang tôi đến đây .

  35. 29madman gaud

    I'm watching,,,,,,and it's almost : 2020, (Dec.22019)

    Jo-anne W

    Listening in 2019 from Australia, and will continue to until the day I depart this earth

  36. Harrison Huỳnh

    xem chú nguyễn hưng từ ký ức vui vẻ qua đây <3

  37. Minh Trần

    Chỉ riêng mình ta :))

  38. cosima kazak

    Really cool song 👍

  39. Richard Katz

    This should dispel any romanticism about bands in cute little suits. I'm as big a fan of old time rock'n roll as anybody (I'm 70 yrs old) but the little monkey suits always did strike me as kind of WTF ; like, in 1956, I was thinkin' WTF is up with these dorky clothes? The Beatles, in 63, they really made an artform out of the little suits and poofy hair all done justright. Urgggh.

    Richard Katz

    Jerry Lee Lewis -- The Killer --- did not perform like this.

  40. Kevin Paulsen

    timeless

  41. Virginia Lea Ross

    what  a  great  song  the  Searchers  came  out  with.

    Milo Battaglia

    The clovers originally recorded this song, and their version is much better

    Ian Smethurst

    love this song too.   March 65

    Virginia Lea Ross

    @Milo Battaglia i all'so love that song brings back a lot of good times!

    Virginia Lea Ross

    @Milo Battaglia i Like the the song eather way.

    Virginia Lea Ross

    Ian  I  have  this  song  on  my  u-tub.  I  play  them  all  the  time.

  42. petunia210

    Can anyone tell me who the drummer is? Thank you

    El Camino 71

    @petunia210..his name is Chris Curtis. Born August 26 1941. DIED February 28 2005. From what I could find the Searchers had two additional drummers thru the years. Chris played the sticks 1960 thru the 70's.

  43. Loan Tran

    Tres bien

  44. Busto gang

    Wembley, wembley n° 9 your so fear and your so fun...
    love you to the end of tiMEeeEEEEE

  45. Aaron Ogg

    Wishd i was born n the 60's but instead 12/24/79this kinda makes glad I'm bout 2 turn 40 though

  46. Madness832

    Pretty sure I remember there being an alternate version in American Graffiti. The "kiss a cop" bit was replaced (too gay?).

    Rene LeClerc

    The movie "American Graffiti" is set in 1962. The Searchers recorded their version of "Love Potion Number Nine" in 1964. It's the Clovers' version of the song - from 1959 - used in the movie.

  47. Free Id

    I like song

  48. Akra manee

    💖💖💖

  49. WillowTM

    Love Potion #9 = Viagra

  50. Albert Kundrat

    Must ALBERT and "THEM" thus get utterly drunk over the excessive imbibing of LOVE POTION NUMBER 9? Perhaps BIBBYIUS CUPIUS can adequately ANSWER this most enigmatic Question!

  51. cafsixtieslover

    I am sure going to miss your concerts guys!

  52. J A M

    Always thought this was just three dudes with the lead being the main focus.
    Is this cool if they dressed like they didn't care? I like the song, just not the look.

  53. Ivel Douglas Burton

    To the operations and financiers of the game: O foolish ones... let's poke bigger wholes in your teachings.

    You run around touting the importance of self-love and the lack of it in the world...let's explore that. Self-love is the reason third world countries get exploited by first world governments and corporations who serve their self-interests. Self-love is what I've watched everyday from a group, calling themselves family, who tear down each other through rumors, gossip, evil suspicion, half-truths, judgmental opinions and laughs in the name of a paycheck. Self-love is the same group salivating over the torture and humiliation of another human being... then proceeding with their own torture methods on the already tortured individual to make themselves feel good... If self-love was the answer then it would be foolish for anybody to sacrifice for you. Now let's explore God's love...

    The first letter expressed God's grief having to witness my sufferings and absence due to being an orphan. Yet you found happiness and pleasure in my pain. God's perfect love in the Kingdom isn't internally focused but is external and interpersonal: God loves the unique one, both of them love the other children of God, the children express their love back in word and action, and the children express their love to each other in word and action. And because everyone is being loved by others, there is no need to focus on self-love.

    And that is why what this world calls love and expresses as love is useless... due to the flawed nature and flawed logic of humanity. And that is why I prefer diamond love.

  54. Jose angel Villegas

    This song makes me want to smoke weed😛🔥

    Jeff Fournier

    Even without this song I'm ready to smoke.

    Debi

    I always do!.

  55. Klaus Eylmann

    I saw them at the Star Club in Hamburg. Germany. The Searchers played there for months in the 60th.

  56. jennifur sun

    LOVE the sound of that weird looking bass guitar

  57. Tuonggv tran duc

    ban nhac toi da nghe tu nho
    nay toi da 62
    co ai cung thuyen .?

  58. Judy Jae

    Great song...love the lyrics too. "I held my nose, I closed my eyes...I took a drink"....love it:)

    Holli Ann

    Hi Judy.. yeah' and then he kissed that cop down on 34th n Vine n he broke his lil bottle of luv potion no )9❤️🕯️🕯️🕯️🤯🤔💯lol. @holli ann

    Judy Jae

    Really funny Holli Ann...thanks for the reply:)

  59. Mickey Bowser

    OH OH MY GOSH!!!!EVER LOVING.YES!!!!

  60. Geoff M

    Tony Jackson is not shown in this video and yet it his voice which is leading the singing. Frank Allen, who replaced him, was not in the same league as Tony. Curtis was the villain who froze Tony out so he left! The irony of it all was that Curtis left a few years later. The Searchers would have had a much longer spell of commercial success had Tony stayed. He was a class singer!

  61. Geoff M

    The great Tony Jackson was the lead vocalist here! He had a great voice!

    J See

    Along with Michael Pender !

  62. David Brady

    I am 4 1 😀

  63. ann barry

    the answer to question below is yes, but im older our great singers and songs then not about now

  64. Gary Marquis

    Hey, again, yup, one of us from the 60's is still paying attention. This song , goes without saying, commands a great placement on the charts. GPM-56,

  65. Garis Atkin

    под битлов?

  66. Elvis Aaron Presley

    Also first of all I thought this was the Beatles with different guitars and the drumset to

  67. Timberwolf Powler

    I think I've been overserved.... powerful stuff that #9.

  68. Elvis Aaron Presley

    I heard this song while I was walking around in the walk a thon (at school)

  69. Rick Sander

    So Love Potion No 9 was just GHB, right?

  70. Josh Clark

    sounds more like LSD-25

    Jeremy Hamilton

    He's frying

  71. Lala

    He’s hot

  72. Jas Nino Lasparilla

    THEY LOOK LIKE BEATLES

  73. José Angi Jr.

    Beatles´s school

  74. raywhittenjr

    HAPPY NATIONAL CHOCOLATE DAY!

  75. Numm Nutz

    I prefer The Clovers

  76. Jamilla Tabbara

    Wonderful tune

  77. Diệu Thảo

    I'm very addicted to this song! Can you suggest me similar songs?

  78. Ghostwriter

    Stop asking what year people are listening to this in!

    S K

    Ghostwriter yea would be to easy just to read the comments 😂

  79. lol lol

    Yağmur Çelik Russian Federation

  80. HÀ CÁ MẬP

    2030. are you wacth???

  81. stephen gallic

    is there something really addictive about this song, and why does it have to be so darn short?!

  82. cuethepulsetobegin11

    Best version

  83. Cảnh Nè

    Wtf 11 năm trc

  84. Carl Jones

    Whose watching in 2020?

  85. FlickingStuff

    I held my nose
    I closed my eyes
    I took a drink!

  86. Gary Marquis

    yeah, Hurong, I'm watching, The Searchers have been a favorite of mine since the sixties. They 've had just a few hits, however, they produce those few hits as "powerhouse" songs for all of us to remember.

  87. doug plein

    Ok they are the searchers, but what are they searching for??

    John Dix

    doug plein Like everyone the Searchers are Looking for Loove!

    doug plein

    @John Dix ok but are they searching for love??

  88. No Humbug

    Still here, never left.

  89. David Brady

    I am 4 1🙂

  90. siriwattano amarin

    This is a very famus old 60's song and there are still many song from The searchers that i 've played their songs until i am now 70 years old. listen only . the cameraman that thos time does't know about solo guitar it's was filmed in bass guitar. mayby someone played the keyboard but he shooting to drum

  91. FREEMAN ONG

    turn captions on at 0:22. Thats some fine christianity

  92. Lawrence's Saint Patrick

    Classics 🍁

  93. Pretty Little Dancer

    Where did the time go??? 😢💔

  94. H.U.N.K vs the WORLD

    Borderlands 3 sent me here with Nog potion #9

  95. footscorn

    The Beatles, The Searchers, Billy J Kramer, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Cilla Black, Scaffold,Billy Fury and yes, even Ken Dodd - all part of the amazing Merseysound.

    Kevin Beck

    oh yessssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss

    karen l Smith

    ergot they all drank it the sacred secret or the plague depending on the fungi. LSD

    Queen Fan

    footscorn Queen?