Coming Down the Flat

DESCRIPTION: "If a body meet a body coming down the flat, Should a body 'Joe' a body, for having on a hat? Some wear caps, some wise-awakes, but I prefer a hat, Yet everybody cries out 'Joe!' coming down the flat." About the types of hats Australians wear
AUTHOR: Charles R. Thatcher (1831-1878)?
KEYWORDS: clothes parody Australia
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fahey-Eureka, pp. 96-97, "Coming Down the Flat" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Coming Through the Rye" (tune & meter)
NOTES [26 words]: For brief background on Charles Thatcher's career, see the notes to "Where's Your License?" For an extensive collection of his songs, see AndersonStory. - RBW
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File: FaE096

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