SINGAPORE 60's: ANDY's POP MUSIC INFLUENCE IS MY PERSONAL MUSIC AND MEMORY TRAIL. PICTURES TELL STORIES BUT I DO NOT OWN THE RIGHTS TO YOU TUBE VIDEOS, AUDIO TRACKS OR IMAGES. THEY HAVE BEEN UPLOADED FOR EDUCATIONAL AND ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES SO INFORM ME IF COPYRIGHTED AND THEY WILL BE DELETED. ANDY LIM (NOVEMBER, 2008).

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

--- The Real Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop ----


In late 1963, Millicent Small, a Jamaican teenager recorded, 'My Boy Lollipop' in London, released it in 1964 and topped the charts all over the world. It sold about 7 million copies reaching U.S. Billboard Top 100 and the UK Singles Chart. The music style was bluebeat, a music genre from Jamaica. She was popular up to the 70s and had minor hits later called, 'Sweet William' and 'Bloodshot Eyes'. Some critics called her a 'one-shot novelty artist'.
Millie Small was with Peter Asher of the well-known Peter & Gordon duet in the 60s ('World Without Love' was a smash single). She is now living in the U.K. and had lived in Singapore for 3 years in the early 70s.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

did she throw an expensive microphone when she perform in Singapore? did she perform here?