“Coming Down the Flat”


"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

Cross references


  1. Fahey-Eureka, pp. 96-97, "Coming Down the Flat" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, FaE096


Author: Charles Thatcher?
Earliest date: 1984
Found in: Australia