“Poison Ivy” is a popular song by American songwriting duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. It was originally recorded by The Coasters in 1959. It went to #1 on the R&B chart and #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. This was their third top-ten hit of that year following “Charlie Brown” and “Along Came Jones.”

The song discusses a girl named Ivy, calling her “Poison Ivy” because of her reputation with men as a player.

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The Coasters (1959)

The Rolling Stones (1963)

The Paramounts (1963)

Manfred Mann (1966)

The Hollies

The Lambrettas (1980)

Linda McCartney (1987)



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