- 'I Politissa'
in Constantinople, probably around the turn of this century, Marika
Frantzeskopoulou was one of the first generation ofwomen singers of the
Smyrnaiko style rebetiko tragoudi on 78 r.p.m discs. The
earliest records available for her in the E.M.I. archives in Hayes, Middlesex,
England, show that she recorded a well-known hasiklidiko song 'Yi'afto
foumaro cocaini' in Athens, in October, 1932.