born in Hell's Kitchen

Discussion in 'Português (Portuguese)' started by Paulotella, May 19, 2011.

  1. Paulotella Senior Member

    I was thinkin' 'bout Alicia Keys, couldn't keep from crying
    When she was born in Hell's Kitchen, I was living down the line.... Somebody knows what means this music part...
     
  2. GamblingCamel

    GamblingCamel Senior Member

    USA English CULTA + RUA
    Hell's Kitchen (also known as Clinton) is a neighborhood in Manhattan, on the west side, north of Chelsea, south of Lincoln Center. Alicia Keyes is the pop singer.

    I presume that "down the line" refers to "farther down the railroad tracks" in the Ma Rainey song, but I may be wrong.
    A. Keyes was born in 1981. I guess Dylan was living in NYC at that time.
     

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