The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #91381   Message #1738400
Posted By: Ed.
11-May-06 - 05:49 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Crazy Man Michael (Richard Thompson)
Subject: RE: Crazy Man Michael Misheard lyric?

Richard Thompson wrote the words to the song. He used the phrase 'kiss-o'

Sorry if you don't like that.

The question of:

Beat UP(?) the four winds ' for instance. surely the line is 'Beat AT the four winds'

is just an American not understanding English as it is used in England.