Music: Sunshine Girl

Paris has exported a new chanteuse. She calls herself Patachou (rhymes with not-a-shoe), because the word is French for creampuff dough and she used to run a pastry shop in Montmartre. After two highly successful months at New York's Waldorf-Astoria, and a record released by Columbia, Patachou is currently wowing them at Los Angeles' Coconut Grove. Her fans claim she is the biggest thing that happened in France since Mistinguette wore pigtails. What is so special about this ex-pastrycook? Part of the answer lies with her predecessors.

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