A song in the tradition of Autopsy, dissecting a relationship. According to Clinton Heylin in his Sandy Denny biography, this song is about Richard Thompson.
There exist several versions of this song; Sandy plays the piano on all versions:
- The studio version on Fotheringay was also released on the 7LP box set, Island Life: 25 Years of Island Records and on the 2CD Sandy Denny anthology No More Sad Refrains.
- A live version, recorded at the Kralingen Music Festival (a.k.a. Stamping Ground) in Rotterdam on June 28, 1970, appears on the Who Knows Where the Time Goes box set, on the Fledg'ling CD reissue of the album Fotheringay, and on the 5CD Fledg'ling Sandy Denny anthology A Boxful of Treasures.
- Another live version was recorded on Sandy's final concert on November 27, 1977; it is available on Gold Dust - Live at the Royalty.
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