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Millie (2016)

Interview by Tom Graves, Rock's Backpages Audio, 3 May 2016

After talking about her life after the hits, the 'My Boy Lollipop' girl takes us back to her youth, winning a talent contest aged 12; cutting her first records in Kingston; invited to England by Chris Blackwell and recording 'Lollipop' with Blackwell and Ernest Ranglin; life as a star in the UK; writing the song 'Enoch Powell', and on the difference between bluebeat and reggae.

File format: mp3; file size: 42.5mb, interview length: 44' 14" sound quality: *** (phoner)

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