Song Details More songs by Poison
Every Rose Has It's Thorn
Poison 1988 Every Rose Has It's Thorn 45

Every rose has its thorn
Just like every night has its dawn
Just like every cowboy sings his sad, sad song
Every rose has its thorn

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1988 for three weeks
  • single released: Oct 12, 1988
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from Poison's second studio album Open Up and Say... Ahh! (1988)
  • the biggest hit single for Poison
  • on the record:
       Bret Michaels- lead vocals
       C.C. DeVille- guitar
       Bobby Dall- bass guitar
       Rikki Rockett- drums
       John Purdell- keyboards
  • written by Poison (Bret Michaels, C.C. DeVille, Bobby Dall, Rikki Rockett)
  • produced by Tom Werman
  • engineered by Duane Baron
  • recorded at Conway Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA
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