Helen Humes

Helen Humes

Profile:
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 yeras. 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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Helen Humes Discography

Albums

Helen Humes Helen Humes (Album) Contemporary Records UK 1960 Sell This Version
Helen Humes Songs I Like To Sing! (Album) Contemporary Records US 1961 Sell This Version
Helen Humes Swingin' With Humes (Album) Contemporary Records Australia 1961 Sell This Version
Helen Humes Helen Comes Back (Album) Black And Blue France 1973 Sell This Version
FPM1 7018 Helen Humes Midsummer Night's Songs(LP) RCA FPM1 7018 France 1974 Sell This Version
Helen Humes On The Sunny Side Of The Street (Album) Black Lion Records UK 1975 Sell This Version
Helen Humes The Talk Of The Town Columbia US 1975 Sell This Version
Helen Humes Sneakin' Around (Album) Black And Blue US 1978 Sell This Version
Helen Humes And The Muse All stars Helen Humes And The Muse All stars - Helen Humes And The Muse All Stars (Album) Muse Records France 1980 Sell This Version
MR 5233 Helen Humes Helen(LP, Album) Muse Records MR 5233 US 1981 Sell This Version
Helen Humes "E-Baba-Le-Ba" The Rhythm And Blues Years (Comp) Savoy Jazz US 1986 Sell This Version
KM-707 Helen Humes New Million Dollar Secret(LP, Album, Promo) "Whiskey, Women, And ..." KM-707 1987 Sell This Version
OJCCD-453-2 Helen Humes 'Tain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do (CD, Album, RE, RM) Contemporary Records OJCCD-453-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
BB 950.2 Helen Humes Sneakin' Around(CD, Album, RM) Black And Blue BB 950.2 France 2002 Sell This Version
J-55 Helen Humes The Incomparable Helen Humes(LP, Album) Jazzology J-55 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

8529 Helen Humes Everybody Does It Now / Alligator Blues(Shellac, 10") Okeh 8529 US 1928 Sell This Version
PV106 Helen Humes Every Now And Then / Be-Baba-Leba(Shellac, 10") Philo Recordings PV106 US 1945 Sell This Version
109 Helen Humes And Her All-Stars* Be Ba Ba Le Ba Boogie / Married Man Blues(Shellac, 10") Black & White 109 US 1946 Sell This Version
P121 Helen Humes And Her All-Stars* VOO-It / Did You Ever Love A Man(Shellac, 10") Philo Recordings P121 US 1946 Sell This Version
Helen Humes Million Dollar Secret / I'm Gonna Let Him Ride Modern Records (2) US 1950 Sell This Version
Helen Humes Woojamacooja (Single) Dootone Records US 1955 Sell This Version
EPV 1198 Helen Humes / Jimmy Witherspoon Helen Humes / Jimmy Witherspoon - Rhythm And Blues Concert(7", EP) Vogue Records EPV 1198 UK 1960 Sell This Version
C45-366 Helen Humes, Benny Carter´s Allstars Helen Humes, Benny Carter´s Allstars - Bill Bailey, Won´t You Please Come Home(7") Contemporary Records C45-366 USA & Canada Unknown Sell This Version
45xMX47 Joe Turner* / Helen Humes Joe Turner* / Helen Humes - Kansas City Blues(7") Modern Oldies 45xMX47 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

COPS 7243 Count Basie, Jimmy Rushing, Helen Humes Count Basie, Jimmy Rushing, Helen Humes - The Best Of Count Basie Volume 3(LP, Comp) MCA Coral COPS 7243 German Democratic Republic (GDR) 1974 Sell This Version