Before there was Reggae, there was ska. Millie Small’s delightful “My Boy Lollipop” was the first international ska hit. She was a teenager when she recorded it, but this live version is from a decade later.
On Monday morning she makes “my heart go giddyap.”
The Chordettes version came first, I listened to it when I was a little kid in the ’50’s
Thanks for pointing that out, I don’t remember that version. Let me see if I can find it on YouTube.
Okay found it. It’s a different song–I do remember this song too, but I don’t think I knew this version: