Once There Was a Chinaman

DESCRIPTION: "Once there was a Chinaman, his name was Chicka Chalucha Pan. His teeth were short and his nails were long, and this is the way he went along: Chicka Chalu.... When this poor old man did die, in his coffin he did lie. They shipped his coffin to Japan...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 2021 (LibraryThingCampSongsThread)
KEYWORDS: China death travel foreigner
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (2 citations):
LibraryThingCampSongsThread, post 18, "(Once there was a Chinaman)" (1 short text, from user 2wonderY, posted August 28, 2021)
Averill-CampSongsFolkSongs, p. 420, "There Was a Poor Old Chinaman"/"The Chinaman Song" (notes only)

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