“Chahcoal Man”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1927 (Sandburg)
Keywords: work commerce nonballad
Found in: US(So)

Description

A street cry? "O-o-o-oh, lil' man, Go get yo' pan, Tell-a yo' mam Hyeh come de chahcoal man-n-n. Chahcoal!"

References

  1. Sandburg, p. 459, "Chahcoal Man" (1 short text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, San459