Chinaman (I), The
DESCRIPTION: Dennis Clancy grew rich among the Chinese Tea growers. He died and left all to his nephew who takes the name Ling Chung Chang Awong, wears his hair "in one long plait" and plans to "found an Irish colony." He leaves Ireland for Hong Kong.
EARLIEST DATE: 1965 (OLochlainn-More)
KEYWORDS: emigration China Ireland humorous
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OLochlainn-More 46, "The Chinaman" (1 text, 1 tune)
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