What and where is Sin-é?
Sin-é was an Irish cafe at 122 St. Mark's Place in the East Village, New York City just off Avenue A. Shane Doyle, who now owns Arlene Grocery, was the owner of Sin-é.
Why did Jeff perform so much there?
Jeff performed so much at Sin-é and the other small venues to "develop myself and get grocery money."4 The cafe setting provided him with a place to hone his performance skills. There was a laid-back atmosphere where Jeff felt comfortable and was able to explore his talent and learn his trade.
Translation of lyrics for Edith Piaf's "Je N'en Connais Pas La Fin":
The French lyrics (as close a translation* as possible) are as follows:The translation* of the chorus is:
4 Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW Interview
2 Diehl, Matt. "The Son Also Rises: Fighting the Hype and Weight of His Father's Legend." Rolling Stone, October 20, 1994, Issue 693, Page 69
* Translation courtesy of Marie-Helene Savard.
Last Updated: 19 Apr 1999