Sing Ha-Ha, Come From Chine

DESCRIPTION: "My name Sing-Ha-Ha, come from China, Keep a little wash shop way down street. No like-a 'Melican man, too much chin-chin...." The singer is pursuing an Irish girl, but she is stolen away. He has also had trouble with the law
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: before 1890 (sheet music for "Hong Kong," according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: China emigration humorous
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 116-117, "Sing Ha-Ha, Come From China" (1 text plus a portion of the original "Hong Kong" text)
Roud #22304
File: CAFS1116

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