The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #2092   Message #1208743
Posted By: Easy Rider
16-Jun-04 - 01:56 PM
Thread Name: To: Ralph Butts re Van Ronk
Subject: RE: To: Ralph Butts re Van Ronk
YES the lyric is "cold in hand". It's an old superstition, that, if you

"wake up cold in hand,
that's a sure sign, baby,
your woman's got another man".

It's not an idea DVR invented. It's part of the tradition the Blues comes from. If you wake up cold in hand, you must have had a bad dream!