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That crazy bowlegged Chinese

By Christopher Basore

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VoiceSung by Christopher Basore Fayetteville, Ark. January 3, 1960 Reel 342, Item 7 THE CRAZY BOWLEGGED CHINESE That crazy bowlegged Chinese My Mother, she told me to open the door, I opened the door and he fell on the floor. That crazy bowlegged Chinese. My Mother, she told me to give him a drink, I gave him a drink, and he swallowed the sink. That crazy bowlegged Chinese. My Mother, she told me to take him to church I took him to church and he took off his shirt. That crazy bowlegged Chinese. My mother, she told me to take him to town, I took him to town and he smelled like a hound. That crazy bowlegged Chinese. My Mother, she told me to show him a car, I showed him a car and he stepped in some tar. That crazy bowlegged Chinese. My Mother, she told me to put him to bed I put him to bed and he pulled off his head. That crazy bowlegged Chinese. My Mother, she told me to bury him deep I buried him deep, and he stuck out his feet. That crazy bowlegged Chinese. Collected by Eleanor I. Basore For M. C. ParlerFunding for digitization provided by the Arkansas Humanities Council and the Happy Hollow Foundation

Topics: a capella singing, Death, death, Death
Publisher: University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville
Year: 1960
OAI identifier: oai:digitalcollections.uark.edu:OzarkFolkSong/223
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