“The Old Petticoat”


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"


  • Paddy Tunney, The, "The Old Petticoat" (on Voice10)


  1. Tunney-StoneFiddle, pp. 54-55, "As I Was Going into the Fair of Athy" (1 text)
  2. Roud #12940
  3. BI, RcOldPet


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1975 (recording, Paddy Tunney)
Keywords: sex clothes humorous
Found in: Ireland