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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Helen Humes Discography Tracks

Albums

Helen Humes - Helen Humes album art Helen Humes Helen Humes (Album) Contemporary Records US 1960 Sell This Version
Helen Humes - Songs I Like To Sing! album art Helen Humes Songs I Like To Sing! (Album) Contemporary Records US 1961 Sell This Version
Helen Humes - Swingin' With Humes album art Helen Humes Swingin' With Humes (Album) Contemporary Records Australia 1961 Sell This Version
Helen Humes - Helen Comes Back album art Helen Humes Helen Comes Back (Album) Black And Blue France 1973 Sell This Version
Helen Humes - On The Sunny Side Of The Street album art Helen Humes On The Sunny Side Of The Street (Album) Black Lion Records Germany 1975 Sell This Version
Helen Humes - The Talk Of The Town album art Helen Humes The Talk Of The Town (Album) Columbia, Columbia US 1975 Sell This Version
Helen Humes - Sneakin' Around album art Helen Humes Sneakin' Around (Album) Black And Blue US 1978 Sell This Version
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 France 1980 Sell This Version
Helen Humes - Helen album art Helen Humes Helen (Album) Muse Records US 1981 Sell This Version
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 US 1986 Sell This Version
KM-707 Helen Humes - New Million Dollar Secret album art Helen Humes New Million Dollar Secret(LP, Album) "Whiskey, Women, And ..." KM-707 Sweden 1987 Sell This Version
8T TLP 5588 Helen Humes - The Incomparable  album art Helen Humes The Incomparable (8-Trk) Trip 8T TLP 5588 US 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

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
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
Helen Humes - Every Now And Then / Be-Baba-Luba album art Helen Humes Every Now And Then / Be-Baba-Luba Philo Recordings 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
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(Shellac, 10") Philo Recordings PV105 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
8077 Helen Humes - Jumpin' On Sugar Hill / Today I Sing The Blues album art Helen Humes And Buck Clayton's Orchestra* Helen Humes And Buck Clayton's Orchestra* - Jumpin' On Sugar Hill / Today I Sing The Blues(10", Promo) Mercury 8077 US 1947 Sell This Version
Helen Humes - Million Dollar Secret / I'm Gonna Let Him Ride album art Helen Humes Million Dollar Secret / I'm Gonna Let Him Ride Modern Records (2) US 1950 Sell This Version
530 Helen Humes - E-Baba-Le-Ba / If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight album art Helen Humes E-Baba-Le-Ba / If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight(10", Single) Discovery Records 530 US 1950 Sell This Version
45-779A Helen Humes - Million Dollar Secret / I'm Gonna Let Him Ride album art Helen Humes Million Dollar Secret / I'm Gonna Let Him Ride(7") Modern Records (2) 45-779A US 1950 Sell This Version