Millie Small

World Music Singer

Birthday October 6, 1946

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Clarendon Parish, Jamaica

DEATH DATE May 5, 2020 (73)

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About

Jamaican singer-songwriter known for her 1964 cover of The Cadillacs' song "My Boy Lollipop." She popularized the "bluebeat" style.

Before Fame

She and Roy Panton recorded as Roy and Millie when she was a teenager.

Trivia

Her success with "My Boy Lollipop" was significant in that it was the first major hit for Island Records.

Family Life

Her father was a sugar plantation overseer. She had a daughter.

Associated With

She briefly dated British pop star Peter Asher.