Leather Britches

As played by the Carter Brothers & Son from the Mississippi region

Reel or Breakdown in G

From the Deep South Collection

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Melody-Only Transcription (PDF)
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78 rpm record


This version of Leather Britches was recorded by the Mississippi string band Carter Brothers & Son, and released on a 78rpm record in 1928. This version is crooked, with 18 measures in the B part. Also, they played a different A part the first time through, which is included at the bottom of the transcription.


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Leather Britches

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