Music: Nicotine Cantata

Nightclubs have always had their own brand of pollution: cigarette smoke. But now one nightclub chanteuse at least is trying to clear the air. Felicia Sanders, sometimes known as "the American Edith Piaf," recently introduced It's a Drag to patrons of Manhattan's Rainbow Grill, an elegant gin-mill-in-the-sky atop the RCA Building. Though the customers habitually puff away until the air turns blue, Sanders' smoky boogie had them snuffing out their cigarettes in alarm.

Except for its opening, a deceptively mild verse of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, the lyrics of It's a Drag were written by Milt Robertson and are a pastiche...

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