Whatever Happened to Nash the Slash

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Living under the city
Living down with the subway trains
Mummy's rags like a second skin
Silk top-hat and electric violin

Down below where he couldn't be seen
Down below alone with his machines
There's a phantom living underneath the street
Down the stairs you can hear him under your feet

     And whatever happened to the underground
     It's a midnight movie for the folks out of town
     Here and gone in a second's flash
     Whatever happened to Nash the Slash

The invisible man with his reel to reel
Electric drone and feedback squeal
Dressed to the nines as the night comes on
See him in a taxi-cab in the light of dawn

Playing to strike a nerve
Glass Eye and Dead Man's Curve
See his name scrawled on the subway walls
With Armand Schaubroeck Steals and the New York Dolls

     And whatever happened to the underground
     It's a midnight movie for the folks out of town
     Here and gone in a second's flash
     Whatever happened to Nash the Slash


Those who are interested in this as more than just a rhetorical question should have a look at Nash the Slash's official website. He's still making great music.

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