When I had the fortune to interview Millie Jackson, she spoke to me about her endeavors from the Apollo Theatre to Broadway. We laughed a lot, as she was very candid with me about her unique style and the ups and downs of her career.

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Ms. Jackson shared with me how her music was selected for the soundtrack of the movie “Cleopatra Jones,” that starred the late Tamara Dobson. “Hurt So Good” and “I Need a Love Doctor” were the two songs on the album. The music of Millie Jackson is so FUNKY, because she is one of the first women in music to really “Keep It Real.” While she has mellowed in this latter day, Ms. Jackson was using explicit lyrics, looong before record companies made a warning label. Kickin’ it with Millie was definitely one of the most fun and down to earth sessions I ever conducted. Check it out!

Millie Jackson Album Covers

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4 Comments

  • December 9, 2010

    I love Millie Jackson!! I’m 42 years old and I used to sneak and listen to my dad’s albums. When I found Millie, I wanted to grow up and be just like her! I love funk! I’m so excited to have found this blog…please keep up the good work and I’ll be trolling through for the rest of the day! Cheers!

    • c-dub
      December 18, 2010

      Hey Beckie – Thanks for your comment 😉 I’m glad the blog had meaning for you and that you enjoyed it!

      peace & love

  • Denisa MaryMadonnaMillie 3M's
    January 22, 2013

    thank u so very much for this interview c-dub!

    Millie is the Queen of a lot ! she can do anything she can cook & sing she is smart she is a super artist and she need to bring out another album because we all need it!
    The world needs it right NAH!

  • Osazuwa Samuel James-Edehomo
    May 30, 2014

    Hi everybody, Osazuwa is my name and am 57 now. I’ve always been in love the music of Millie Jackson and i still do. I really wish she was my wife but am really too junior to this music Icon

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