Classic Rock/Who did this song?


Eric wrote at 2006-10-28 15:33:17
The song you are describing sure sounds a lot like Ah! Leah! by one hit wonder Donnie Iris. The chorus goes Ah! Leah! here we go again!  It Came out in 1981 and was a great pop rock song!  

Robert wrote at 2006-10-31 03:58:35
The artist is Donnie Iris.

Jean wrote at 2006-11-06 15:06:02
The song is titled, "Ah! Leah!" by Donnie Iris.

Ian wrote at 2006-11-26 06:09:56
The song is called Ah! Leah. It was recorded by Donnie Iris for his 1980 album Back On The Streets.

Dillinger4 wrote at 2006-12-02 21:23:55
Yup that's it! Donnie Iris.

Brendan wrote at 2007-01-12 22:03:20
Donnie Iris - Ah Leah

Brendan Nobbay wrote at 2007-01-17 16:00:14
This is the last time I'm going to post this answer. The previous 2 times, it didn't show up.

Answer: Ah! Leah! by Donnie Iris

Stevie wrote at 2007-02-15 17:16:10
Donnie Iris and the Cruisers

Ah! Leah!

from the album "Back on the Streets" (1980)

Tina Wing wrote at 2007-11-18 03:26:31
That is a great song and it is by Donnie Iris. Hope this helps you.   Thanks,   Tina

Big Dog wrote at 2007-12-07 03:01:27
It is actually Ah!Leah! by Donnie Iris. I guarantee this is the song you want.

RDL wrote at 2008-04-02 15:49:10
CONFIRMED - As a result of everyone's response above, I just purchased the song from the iTunes music library.  Thank you all for helping me find a song that I could not locate for years!!

Mark wrote at 2008-06-18 16:05:04
I had the same question. Its definately not Bryan Adams or Van Halen. I was thinking the Cars, but I dont think so. Probably a one hit wonder.

JR wrote at 2008-06-24 23:40:33
I know the song that you're talking about.  Great tune!  The artist you're looking for is Donnie Iris.

dsimons wrote at 2008-08-18 13:20:45
The song you are looking for is named Ah! Leah! by Donnie Iris. It is found on the album Back on the streets. Great tune, great question.

Yngwie wrote at 2008-11-26 07:18:32
Wow--I've been searching for the title to this damn song for over an hour using Google, Youtube, & Wikipedia.  But I kept looking for alliyah, alliya, alleeya, alleeyah, aliya, aleeya, etc.  But it's Ah! Leah!...Of Course!!

Thanks guys.

Fae wrote at 2015-04-10 01:02:00
I know this was asked a long time ago but if any one's still interested - the song was "Ah, Leah" by Donnie Iris - here's a link:

 funny, I remember thinking it was by Todd Rundgren, too.

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I can answer general questions about rock era bands, record labels they were on, and names of songs. Often I can tell the name of the record company that released a song, as well as the name of the song, and the year of release based on some of the lyrics. I grew up during the rock era and I am a musician myself, and always read the album and 45 info for production credits as well as lineups. One of the chat rooms I go to is quite amused at my ability to name a song along with it`s year of release and record label. I was also a record collector for years.

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