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  • May 06,  · Millie Small was a Jamaican singer who had a hit in with “My Boy Lollipop,” which is considered to be the first international ska hit.. Died: May 5, (Who else died on May 5? Details.
  • May 06,  · “My Boy Lollipop” became a huge hit in and even featured in the London Olympic opening ceremony. It was Jamaica’s first million .
  • May 07,  · “My Boy Lollipop” was written back in the s by Robert Spencer alongside Johnny Roberts. It was first initially recorded by a singer from Brooklyn named Barbie Gaye. And like Millie Small she was a teenager at the time. Millie herself was 17 years .
  • May 06,  · My Boy Lollipop became a huge hit after being recorded by Millie Small in , selling over six million copies and taking ska to a worldwide audience.
  • May 17,  · My Boy Lollipop was an international hit for Millie Small in , as well as an introduction to the musical culture of Jamaica. Millie came out of the bluebeat scene, which evolved into ska, a musical style that remains popular to this day in the U.S. and the U.K. Teenager Millie Small was the first success story for Chris Blackwell's Island Records, which would later introduce the world to.
  • May 06,  · Jamaican singer Millie Small — singer of the hit “My Boy Lollipop,” which is widely considered the first reggae-inspired global hit — has died at the age of 72 after suffering a.
  • My boy Lollipop You make my heart go giddyup You are as sweet as candy You're my sugar dandy Whoa oh, my boy Lollipop Never ever leave me Because it would grieve me My heart told me so I love you, I love you, I love you so But I don't want you to know I need you, I need you, I need you so And I'll never let you go My boy Lollipop You make my.
  • May 06,  · "My Boy Lollipop" was the first song by a Jamaican artist to reach the U.S. and U.K. singles charts, peaking at #2 on both tallies. The track also became the Jamaican single to .
  • May 06,  · “My Boy Lollipop” is widely considered the first reggae-inspired global hit and featured Small’s childlike vocals and a rhythmic bounce that is in the style of reggae. It reached No. 2 in both the.