The title came about after The Pretenders 1st UK gig, when they were in the communal dressing room with The Strangeways, who they were supporting. Chrissie Hynde wanted to know whose trousers were sprawled over the back of a chair. One of The Strangeways said: “I’ll have them if there’s any brass in the pockets.” When Chrissie asked what he meant by brass, she was told that brass is a northern slang term for money. Chrissie fell in love with the expression and was inspired to write the song.
Brass In Pocketby The Pretenders
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