Millie Small bio, Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts
Who is Millie Small?
Millicent Dolly May Small, is a famous Jamaican singer-songwriter, best known for her 1964 recording of "My Boy Lollipop" appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Lombard".
In the Early life of Millie Small
Fig: Millie Small in her early days
Small was born in Gibraltar in Clarendon, Jamaica, on 6 October 1946, the daughter of an overseer of a sugar plantation. She is Libra, currently residing in Jamaica's Clarendon Parish. She and Roy Panton recorded when she was a teenager as Roy and Millie. Details of education at this time are not available. More details are not publicly known about her childhood and early life.
In the Career of Millie Small
Fig: Millie Small in my boy lolipop
In the early 1960s, Small's career began first as a duo called Roy (Panton) and Millie, then either as Millie, Miss Millie Small, or as Millie Small. She recorded "My Boy Lollipop" in 1963 and was released in March 1964, reaching 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 with a "Bluebeat" genre song considered to be a reggae ancestor.
She appeared on Around The Beatles ' 1964 TV special. Small appeared on the Australian TV program Bandstand on 6 March 1965. This was part of a concert at the Kings Domain, Melbourne, Sidney Myer Music Bowl and part of the Moomba Festival. She played "My Boy Lollipop," "What I Live For" and "See You Later, Alligator." In 1969, reggae's popularity in the UK prompted Small to return to recording with the single "My Love and I." Small went on touring and performing until the early seventies.
The Governor-General created Small a Commander in the Order of Distinction on August 6, 2011, the 49th anniversary of Jamaica's independence, for his contribution to the Jamaican music industry. Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga accepted the award on her behalf. She said she was recording again in July 2012 and planned to perform for the first time in over 40 years in Jamaica.
How much is Millie Small net worth?
The music industry is the main source of income for Small. Although her net worth is not officially revealed, it has been estimated by some source to be more than $ 300,000. Her earnings, cars, and houses are no longer available.
In the Personal life of Millie Small
Fig: Millie rumoured bf Peter Asher
The 1960s duo Peter & Gordon, she had a brief relationship with Peter Asher. However, she denied there was anything but a platonic relationship in her August 2016 interview with U.S. journalist Tom Graves. From 1971 to 1973, she lived in Singapore before returning to the UK, which is now her home. Born in 1984, she has an adult daughter who has studied art and the music industry.
Facts and Rumors about Millie Small
Millie Small is still alive according to our current database, and the rumor about death is completely wrong. Millie Small is now 72 years old, according to the recent update. But we don't have Millie's current physical & health conditions.
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