Helen Humes

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US jazz and blues singer. First recordings 1927. Replaced Billie Holiday as lead vocalist w. Count Basie's Orchestra in 1938. Solo artist 1940's to 1960's before withdrawing from music for several years. Comeback in 1973 at the Newport Jazz Festival and remained musically active until her death.
Born: May 23, 1913 // Louisville, KY , United States
Died: September 9, 1981 // Santa Monica, CA , United States
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Albums

M 3571 Helen Humes - Helen Humes album art Helen Humes Helen Humes (Album) Contemporary Records M 3571 US 1960 Sell This Version
M 3582 Helen Humes - Songs I Like To Sing! album art Helen Humes Songs I Like To Sing! (Album) Contemporary Records M 3582 US 1961 Sell This Version
S 3598 Helen Humes - Swingin' With Humes album art Helen Humes Swingin' With Humes (Album) Contemporary Records S 3598 Australia 1961 Sell This Version
33.050 Helen Humes - Helen Comes Back album art Helen Humes Helen Comes Back (Album) Black And Blue 33.050 France 1973 Sell This Version
FPM1 7018, FPM17018 Helen Humes - Midsummer Night's Songs album art Helen Humes With Red Norvo And His Orchestra Helen Humes With Red Norvo And His Orchestra - Midsummer Night's Songs (Comp) RCA, RCA FPM1 7018, FPM17018 France 1974 Sell This Version
PC 33488, KC 33488 Helen Humes - The Talk Of The Town album art Helen Humes The Talk Of The Town (Album) Columbia, Columbia PC 33488, KC 33488 US 1975 Sell This Version
26 310-3 U Helen Humes - On The Sunny Side Of The Street album art Helen Humes On The Sunny Side Of The Street (Album) Black Lion Records 26 310-3 U Germany 1975 Sell This Version
CJ 110 Helen Humes - Sneakin' Around album art Helen Humes Sneakin' Around (Album) Black And Blue CJ 110 US 1978 Sell This Version
AP-107 Helen Humes Helen Humes (Album, Comp) Audiophile (2) AP-107 US 1980 Sell This Version
MR 5217 Helen Humes - Helen Humes And The Muse All Stars album art Helen Humes And The Muse All stars Helen Humes And The Muse All stars - Helen Humes And The Muse All Stars (Album) Muse Records MR 5217 France 1980 Sell This Version
MR 5233 Helen Humes - Helen album art Helen Humes Helen (Album) Muse Records MR 5233 US 1981 Sell This Version
SJL 1159 Helen Humes - "E-Baba-Le-Ba" The Rhythm And Blues Years album art Helen Humes "E-Baba-Le-Ba" The Rhythm And Blues Years (Comp) Savoy Jazz SJL 1159 US 1986 Sell This Version
CCD-14071-2 Helen Humes - 'Deed I Do album art Helen Humes 'Deed I Do(CD, Album) Contemporary Records CCD-14071-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
BB 1001 Helen Humes - Nice Jazz 1978 album art Helen Humes Nice Jazz 1978(CD, Album) Black And Blue BB 1001 France Unknown Sell This Version
J-55 Helen Humes - The Incomparable Helen Humes album art Helen Humes The Incomparable Helen Humes(LP, Album) Jazzology J-55 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

8545 Helen Humes - If Papa Has Outside Lovin' / Do What You Did Last Night album art Helen Humes If Papa Has Outside Lovin' / Do What You Did Last Night(Shellac, 10") Okeh 8545 US 1927 Sell This Version
8529 Helen Humes - Everybody Does It Now / Alligator Blues album art Helen Humes Everybody Does It Now / Alligator Blues(Shellac, 10") Okeh 8529 US 1928 Sell This Version
S.155 Helen Humes - (I Can Dream) Can't I? / It's The Dreamer In Me album art Harry James And His Orchestra, Helen Humes Harry James And His Orchestra, Helen Humes - (I Can Dream) Can't I? / It's The Dreamer In Me(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (3) S.155 UK 1938 Sell This Version
505.208 Helen Humes - Blame It On My Last Affair - The Blues I Like To Hear album art Count Basie Orchestra, Helen Humes, James Rushing* Count Basie Orchestra, Helen Humes, James Rushing* - Blame It On My Last Affair - The Blues I Like To Hear(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 505.208 France 1939 Sell This Version
3409 Helen Humes - Mound Bayou / Unlucky Woman album art Pete Brown (2), Helen Humes Pete Brown (2), Helen Humes - Mound Bayou / Unlucky Woman(Shellac, 10") Decca 3409 UK 1942 Sell This Version
5514 Helen Humes - Suspicious Blues / Keep Your Mind On Me album art Helen Humes With Leonard Feather's Hiptet* Helen Humes With Leonard Feather's Hiptet* - Suspicious Blues / Keep Your Mind On Me(Shellac, 10") Savoy Records 5514 USA & Canada 1944 Sell This Version
PV105 Helen Humes - He May Be Your Man / Blue Prelude album art Helen Humes With Bill Doggett Octet* Helen Humes With Bill Doggett Octet* - He May Be Your Man / Blue Prelude Philo Recordings PV105 US 1945 Sell This Version
PV106 Helen Humes - Every Now And Then / Be-Baba-Luba album art Helen Humes Every Now And Then / Be-Baba-Luba (Single) Philo Recordings PV106 US 1945 Sell This Version
P107 Helen Humes - Unlucky Woman / McShann;s Boogie-Blues album art Helen Humes With Bill Doggett Octet* / Jay McShann's Trio Helen Humes With Bill Doggett Octet* / Jay McShann's Trio - Unlucky Woman / McShann;s Boogie-Blues(Shellac, 10") Philo Recordings P107 US 1945 Sell This Version
112 Helen Humes - If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight / Drive Me Daddy album art Helen Humes With Buck Clayton And All Stars* Helen Humes With Buck Clayton And All Stars* - If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight / Drive Me Daddy(Shellac, 10") Black & White 112 US 1946 Sell This Version