Contact Us

No. 40: ‘Custard Pie’ – Top 50 Led Zeppelin Songs

The blues and rock and roll are full of sexual innuendo  — in fact, “rock and roll” is a sexual euphemism in and of itself. Led Zeppelin were certainly no strangers to the topic, both in their hedonistic road exploits and their lyrics, and ‘Custard Pie,’ No. 40 on our countdown of the Top 50 Led Zeppelin Songs, is a prime example.

The lead track from Zeppelin’s 1975 hard rock masterpiece ‘Physical Graffiti’ features one of Jimmy Page‘s most funky hard rock riffs, while Robert Plant’s lyric borrows from classic blues tunes like ‘Drop Down Mama,’ ‘Shake ‘Em on Down’ and ‘I Want Some of Your Pie’ for its homage to his favorite part of a woman.

Page’s awesomely bizarre guitar solo and Plant’s harmonica riffing put the finishing touches on a track that’s a true lost Zeppelin classic. Mother’s Finest must have liked it, too — they “borrowed” the entire main riff for their version of ‘Mickey’s Monkey.’

Next: Get Ready to Lose Your Worried Mind

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of Ultimate Classic Rock

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!