'My Boy Lollipop' - Millie Small - Wrong Bio Linked & Mixed With Another Artist Called Millie

Heard ‘My Boy Lollipop’ on the radio the other day, so looked up her bio in Roon (open at the time).
Found this Tidal album (Search actually worked!), but the bio linked under ‘Millie’ is to another singer called Millie.

Also, the discography is a mix of the two artists:

This is the wrong bio it links to (‘Born’ details must be wrong for that artist):

The link in first line of that bio for ‘Millie’ actually does go to the bio for ‘Millie Small’:

Have you made any edits to this content in Roon?

No edits made in Roon

Is this content from local files, TIDAL, or Qobuz?


Screenshot of import settings

I haven’t imported albums by either artist, though it is quite possible that I have ‘My Boy Lollipop’ on a local compilation album.

Hey @Anthony_B,

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. As always, we appreciate the heads up here.

These kind of equivalence issues are common, unfortunately. When artists with similar names (as is the case here) lack enough rich metadata content to trigger disambiguation they are often erroneously identified as the same person. This particular situation was likely exacerbated by the birthdate for the real Millie Small being applied to the non-Millie Small bio.

We’ll take a look at how this information is reflected on our metadata providers’ side and see what we can do. Please understand that we can’t make any promises regarding a timeline for corrections when coordinating with our metadata providers. Thanks

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