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Song: Trampled Under Foot
Album: Physical Graffiti [released Feb 24, 1975 (US) | Feb 24, 1975 (UK)]
Single: Trampled Underfoot/Black Country Woman [Apr 2, 1975]
Credited to: Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, Robert Plant
Related Songs:
Terraplane Blues - Robert Johnson (lyrics)
Superstition - Stevie Wonder (music)


Greasy, slicked-down body
Groovy leather trim
I like the way you hold the road
Mama, it ain't no sin
Talkin' 'bout love, talkin' 'bout love, talkin' 'bout

Ooh, trouble-free transmission helps your oils flow
Mama, let me pump your gas, mama, let me through your door
Talkin' 'bout love, ah, talkin' 'bout love, ooh
I'm talkin' 'bout

Dig that heavy metal underneath your hood
Baby, I can work all night, believe I got the perfect tools
Talkin' 'bout lo-ove, talkin' 'bout lo-ove, talkin' 'bout

A model built for comfort, really built with style
Special list edition, mama, let me feast my eyes
Talkin' 'bout love, talkin' 'bout love, talkin' 'bout

Factory air-conditioned, heat begins to rise
Guaranteed to run for hours, mama, let me pull your tires
Talkin' 'bout love, talkin' 'bout love, talkin' 'bout

Groovin' on the freeway, gauge is on the red
Gun down on my gasoline, believe I'm gonna crack your head
Talkin' 'bout love, talkin' 'bout love, I'm talkin' 'bout

I can't stop talkin' about, I can't stop talkin' about
Oooh, yeah, yes, drive on

(Keyboard Solo)

Oooh, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yes, I'm comin' through

Come to me for service every hundred miles
Baby, let me check your points, fix your overdrive
Talkin' 'bout love, I'm talkin' 'bout love, I'm talkin' 'bout

Ooh, yes, fully automatic, comes in any size
Makes me wonder what I did before we synchronized
Talkin' 'bout lo-ove, talkin' 'bout love, I'm talkin' 'bout

Ooh-ooh, feather-light suspension -- Konis couldn't hold
I'm so glad I took a look inside your showroom doors
Talkin' 'bout love, talkin' 'bout lo-ove, talkin' 'bout

I can't, I can't, oh, I can't stop talkin' about love
I can't stop talkin' about love

Ooh, let me come down, come down
Comin' down, comin' down, come down, yes

I can't stop talkin' about
I can't stop talkin' about lo-ove, baby
I can't stop talkin' about love, my baby
I can't stop talkin' about love, my baby
My baby, my baby, yeah
Push, push, push, push, yes, push, push

Influences: The lyrical theme of this song borrows an idea from a Robert Johnson song titled Terraplane Blues, which uses a car as a metaphor for a woman. The main riff in Trampled Under Foot sounds similar to that of the Stevie Wonder song Superstition, released in 1972 on the album Talking Book.