Old Petticoat, The
DESCRIPTION: The singer sees "an old petticoat hanging high" and hangs his trousers near to "keep that old petticoat warm" He says "'Old trousers, I hope you're on form!'" "The night of the wedding ... the father he's dead; he was shot with a gun"
EARLIEST DATE: 1975 (recording, Paddy Tunney)
KEYWORDS: sex clothes humorous
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Tunney-StoneFiddle, pp. 54-55, "As I Was Going into the Fair of Athy" (1 text)
Paddy Tunney, The, "The Old Petticoat" (on Voice10)
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