Written by guitarist Brian May , the track featured on their album Jazz and later on their compilation album Greatest Hits. The song is formed around an open bluesy , metallic guitar tuning, and opens with its chorus. The two songs were released together on a double A-sided single , and both songs refer to each other. Near the end of Fat Bottomed Girls, the song references the band's song " Bicycle Race ", with Mercury shouting, "Get on your bikes and ride! Queen performed "Fat Bottomed Girls" in concert from to
Queen Are you gonna take me home tonight? Ah down beside that red firelight Are you gonna let it all hang out? Fat bottomed girls You make the rockin' world go round Hey I was just a skinny lad Never knew no good from bad But I knew life before I left my nursery - huh Left alone with big fat Fanny She was such a naughty nanny Heap big woman you made a bad boy out of me Hey hey! Wooh I've been singing with my band Across the wire across the land I seen every blue eyed floozy on the way, hey But their beauty and their style Went kind of smooth after a while Take me to them dirty ladies every time C'mon Oh won't you take me home tonight? Oh down beside your red firelight Oh and you give it all you got Fat bottomed girls you make the rockin' world go round Fat bottomed girls you make the rockin' world go round Hey listen here Now I got mortgages on homes I got stiffness in ma' bones Ain't no beauty Queens in this locality I tell you Oh but I still get my pleasure Still get my greatest treasure Heap big woman you gonna make a big man out of me Now get this Oh I know you gonna take me home tonight please Oh down beside that red firelight Are you gonna let it all hang out?