and it ain’t wondrous?

“Some time before the war the Austro-Hungarian government received a sharp note from St Petersburg, demanding that a stop be put to the activities of the Russian political emigrants in Vienna. The Minister of the Interior received the note and shook with laughter: ‘Who do they think is going to start a revolution in Russia – perhaps that Herr Trotsky from the Café Central?'” (from Wit as a Weapon by Egon Larsen, 1980,

ain’t it right?
ah to play that bass on walk on water, neil diamond singing
ain’t it right
ain’t it right
ain’t it right,
sure it is!
but me I’m at Tofani’s
do you know the way to Café Central, my friend?