Ah! Leah!

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"Ah! Leah!"
Single by Donnie Iris
from the album Back on the Streets
Released October, 1980
Format 7"
Recorded 1980
Genre Rock
Length 3:41
Label Midwest National
Writer(s) Mark Avsec, Donnie Iris
Producer(s) Mark Avsec
Donnie Iris singles chronology
- "Ah! Leah!"
"I Can't Hear You"

"Ah! Leah!" is a song by American rock musician Donnie Iris from his 1980 album Back on the Streets. The song was released as a single in late-1980 and reached #29 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart and #19 on the U.S. Billboard Top Tracks chart.

A full complement of eight musicians appeared in the early live performances of the song, including lead singer Iris, a drummer, three guitar players, one keyboardist and at least two backing vocalists, one female and one male. The song has an infectious, hard-edged driving beat underscoring a passionate, all-out singing performance by Iris.

The title of the song has been referenced in the form of puns on a few of Iris's later albums - the 2009 live album Ah! Live! and the 2010 Christmas album Ah! Leluiah!.


Chart (1981) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 29
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 19

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