“Drive It On”


A formula song in which the singer gives the lady inches one, two, three, etc., until she is content.


Descended from a pumping chanty, this formula song survives largely on college campuses. - EC

Cross references


  1. Cray, pp. 323-325, "Drive It On" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Randolph-Legman I, pp. 268-271, "Drive It On" (2 texts, 1 tune)
  3. Roud #10223
  4. BI, EM323


Alternate titles: “I Gave Her Kisses One”; “Drive It Home”; “I Gave Her Inches One”; “The Inches Song”
Author: unknown
Keywords: bawdy shanty humorous sex
Found in: Australia Britain(England) US(MW,So,SW)