Mr. James W. Mays

Hampden-Sydney College, B.S.
George Washington University, M.A.

Chemistry, Physics, Science Club Sponsor

       
    1957 Anchor, p.12    
    11/09/12    

 


Love Potion Number Nine

(The Clovers)
 

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 Number Nine
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 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 kissin' 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 kissin' everything in sight
I
had so much fun that I'm goin back again
I
wonder what'll happen with "Love Potion #10"
Love Potion Number Nine
Love Potion Number Nine
Love Potion Number Nine


"There are three principal means of acquiring
knowledge . . . observation of nature, reflection, and
experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection
combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that
combination."

-- Denis Diderot, editor of the first modern Encyclopedia

(This quotation courtesy of Kevin Eikenberry
of http://www. powerquotesplus.net - 02/17/04.
Thanks, Kevin!)


(This page was created on 11/09/12.)


"Love Potion Number Nine" midi courtesy of http://www.bedhippie.nl/midi-eng/DTHmenu3.htm
 at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 06/18/04
Thanks, Dave!

"Love Potion Number Nine" lyrics courtesy of http://www.lyricalcontent.com/htmlit.php?q=1125&artist=The+Clovers&title=Love+Potion+%239,
also at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 06/18/04
Thanks again, Dave!

Laboratory clip art courtesy of http://www.fg-a.com/clipart_science.shtml - 12/04/03

Birth and Death Dates courtesy of the Social Security Death Index via Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 11/02/03
Thanks, Dave!

Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 03/12/04

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