“Leather Breeches”


"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."


A fiddler's mnemonic for Leather Britches? It's not possible to tell from Brown. - RBW


  1. BrownIII 322, "Leather Breeches" (1 short text)
  2. Roud #15748
  3. BI, Br3322


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1922 (Brown)
Keywords: drink clothes food
Found in: US(SE)