“... where the people sing and play / Where the dancing is elite / And there's music in the street / Both night and day.”
There goes "Rhymin' Simon" again, in a live recording of his 1973 hit on Columbia Records. Meanwhile, this being the last day of merriment before the Great Fast (aka Lent), I am reminded of another Mardi Gras from so many years ago ...
Babes in Boyland
And so it goes.