Madden. Tucker was also briefly mentioned in the lyrics of the song "Roxie" from the musical Chicago and was cited as the main influence for the character of Matron "Mama" Morton. The song was performed in large American cities where there were sizable Jewish audiences.
Known for her stentorian delivery of comical and risqué songs Sophie Tucker was one of the most popular entertainers in America during the first half of the 20th century. She was widely known by the nickname "The Last of the Red Hot Mamas. ".