Millie Small Rank
About Millie Small
Millie Small was a Jamaican singer who had been professionally active since the age of 14 years old – her heyday was in the 1960s. During that era, she dropped her rendition of “My Boy Lollipop”, the song that actually put the now-ubiquitous Island Records on the map.
She released three albums between 1964 and 1970.
Her daughter, Jaelee Small, also went on to become a professional singer.
At 12 years old Small was able to win a popular talent contest called “Vere Johns Opportunity Hour”.
Her version of “My Boy Lollipop” was released in 1964. It went on to score a number 2 in the US on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Cash Box Top 100 in addition to achieving a similar feat on the UK Singles Chart, Kent Music Report and Canada Top Singles. Moreover, it actually topped the singles' chart in Ireland.
She lived in Singapore for a couple of years and eventually settled in the United Kingdom.
Small ultimately passed away via reportedly suffering from a stroke.
Millie Small Rank
Millie Small's Popularity
Millie Small was a famous Jamaican singer, who was born on October 6, 1946. As a person born on this date, Millie Small is listed in our database as the 83rd most popular celebrity for the day (October 6) and the 258th most popular for the year (1946).
People born on October 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Millie Small is the 2422nd most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Millie Small's birthday, Millie Small is the 42nd most famous Jamaican.
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