What does Late in the Evening mean?

Paul Simon: Late in the Evening Meaning

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Late in the Evening Lyrics

The first thing I remember, I was lying in my bed
I couldn't've been no more than one or two
And I remember there's a radio, coming from the room next door
My mother laughed the way some ladies' do

Well it's late in the evening, and the...

  1. creed_dawg
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    Feb 16th 2004 !⃝

    Definately a great song! This has tons of African influence, seeing as he recorded over there some. This is a story of his life as a musician. The first line, "First thing I remeber I was lying in my bed, I couldn't have been more than one or two..." is great evidence of his starting life. I enjoyed the part where he steps out to smoke a "J".

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