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Verse 1: [Am] I took my troubles down to[Dm] MadameRuth
[Am] You know that gypsy with the [Dm] gold capped tooth
[C] She’s got a pad down at 34th and [Am] Vine
[Dm] Sellin’ little bottles of
[E] Love Potion Number [Am] Nine

Verse 2: [Am] I told her that I was a [Dm] flop with chicks
[Am] I’d been this way since [Dm] 1956
[C] She looked at my palm and she [Am] made a magic sign
[Dm] She said “What you need is
[E] Love Potion Number[Am] Nine”
Bridge She [Dm] bent down and turned around and gave me a wink
She [B7] said “I’m gonna make it up right here in the sink”
It [Dm] smelled like turpentine and looked like India ink
I [E] held my nose, I closed my eyes, I took a drink

Verse 3:
[Am] I didn’t know if it was [Dm] day or night
[Am] I started kissin’ every [Dm] thing in sight
[C] But when I kissed the cop down at [Am] 34th and Vine
[Dm] He broke my little bottle of
[E] Love Potion Number Nine [Am] [repeat verse 3]

Coda: [Dm] Love Potion Number [Am] Nine
[Dm] Love Potion Number [Am] Nine
[Dm] Love Potion Number [Am] Nine