Leather Breeches

DESCRIPTION: "I went down town And I wore my leather breeches. I couldn't see the people For looking at the peaches." "I went down town And I got a pound of butter; I come home drunk And I throwed it in the gutter."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: drink clothes food
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 322, "Leather Breeches" (1 short text)
BrownSchinhanV 322, "Leather Breeches" (1 tune plus a text excerpt)

Roud #15748
NOTES [14 words]: A fiddler's mnemonic for Leather Britches? It's not possible to tell from Brown. - RBW
Last updated in version 4.1
File: Br3322

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2018 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.