Roger Glover says: "I wrote the riff to "Maybe I’m A Leo" after hearing John Lennon’s "How Do You Sleep?". I liked the idea that the riff didn’t start on the down beat, like 99% of riffs do. Most of the songs on Machine Head were from the first take, or not long after."
(from Roger Glover official web-site)
Peeping 'round the door I got a big surprise
Couldn't see a thing but open skies
They've taken her away, where is she now?