The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #117653   Message #3081605
Posted By: GUEST,Mike
24-Jan-11 - 03:43 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req/Add: This Story I Tell You Is True (Reidy)
Subject: RE: req/ADD: This Story I Tell You Is True (J.J. Reidy
Spancelled the cows before milking means tying their back legs together with a rope. It was only done with cows that were prone to kicking while being milked. It was still done in the early 70's thats how I remember it. I met JJ Reidy a few times while he was playing in pubs in Mallow Co Cork.