The First Ska Hit in Britain | Reggae Britannia

Millie Small's cover of Barbie Gaye's song 'My Boy Lollipop' was the first UK ska hit, reaching number 2 in the UK singles chart.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 1'46''
  • Broadcast year: 2011
Curriculum Connection
  • Music | World Music Traditions | Reggae

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Reggae Britannia