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Song: Boogie With Stu
Album: Physical Graffiti [released Feb 24, 1975 (US) | Feb 24, 1975 (UK)]
Single: N/A
Credited to: Jimmy Page, John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, Ian Stewart, Mrs. Valens
Related Songs:
Ooh! My Head - Ritchie Valens (original?)
Ooh! My Soul - Little Richard (original?)


Playin' in town, my baby, we just gotta rock on
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yay, darlin', we just gotta go home
I don't want no tutti-fruitti, no lollipop
Come on, baby, just rock, rock, rock

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, honey, we've been shakin' all night
Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, darlin', we just gotta roll right
Ahh-ah-ah-ah, ooh, my head, rock on, rock on

Play it, play it

Hey baby, hey baby, hey baby, hey babe
Hey baby, hey babe, hey baby, hey baby
I don't want no tutti-fruitti, no lollipop
Well, come on, baby, just rock, rock, rock

Woo-hoo, woo-hoo, ooh-hoo, ooh-hoo
Ooh-hoo, ooh-hoo, ooh-hoo, ooh-ooh
Ooh-ooh-hoo, ooh-ooh-hoo, ooh-ooh-hoo, ooh-ooh-hoo
Ooh-hoo, let's go out

Woo-hoo, ooh-hoo, ooh-hoo, hoo-hoo, woo-hoo, hoo-hoo
I don't want no tutti-fruitti, no lollipop
Ah, come on, baby, just rock, rock, yeah

Influences: Boogie With Stu is a studio jam featuring Ian Stewart of the Rolling Stones, and is based on a Ritchie Valens' song titled Ooh! My Head, released on his 1959 self-titled album (though it was likely performed in prior years). The band credited Ritchie's mother (Mrs. Valens), allegedly because they had heard that she never received any royalties from Ritchie's songs (after Ritchie's death in the 1959 plane crash that also killed Buddy Holly). Incidentally, Little Richard recorded a very similar song titled Ooh! My Soul, which can be found on his 1958 self-titled album. I'm still not sure which version of the song was the first.

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