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: June 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 Helen Humes Helen Humes (Album) Contemporary Records M 3571 US 1960 Sell This Version
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M 3582 Songs I Like To Sing! — Helen Humes Helen Humes Songs I Like To Sing! (Album) Contemporary Records M 3582 US 1961 Sell This Version
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S 3598 Swingin' With Humes — Helen Humes Helen Humes Swingin' With Humes (Album) Contemporary Records S 3598 Australia 1961 Sell This Version
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33.050 Helen Comes Back — Helen Humes Helen Humes Helen Comes Back (Album) Black And Blue 33.050 France 1973 Sell This Version
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FPM1 7018, FPM17018 Midsummer Night's Songs — Helen Humes 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
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PC 33488, KC 33488 The Talk Of The Town — Helen Humes Helen Humes The Talk Of The Town (Album) Columbia, Columbia PC 33488, KC 33488 US 1975 Sell This Version
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BLP-30167 On The Sunny Side Of The Street — Helen Humes Helen Humes On The Sunny Side Of The Street (Album) Black Lion Records BLP-30167 Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
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CJ 110 Sneakin' Around — Helen Humes Helen Humes Sneakin' Around (Album) Black And Blue CJ 110 US 1978 Sell This Version
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AP-107 Helen Humes — Helen Humes Helen Humes Helen Humes (Album, Comp) Audiophile (2) AP-107 US 1980 Sell This Version
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MR 5217 Helen Humes And The Muse All Stars — Helen Humes 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
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MR 5233 Helen — Helen Humes Helen Humes Helen (Album) Muse Records MR 5233 US 1981 Sell This Version
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SJL 1159 Helen Humes "E-Baba-Le-Ba" The Rhythm And Blues Years (Comp) Savoy Jazz SJL 1159 US 1986 Sell This Version
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CCD-14071-2 'Deed I Do — Helen Humes Helen Humes 'Deed I Do(CD, Album) Contemporary Records CCD-14071-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
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OCM 0012 In Her Own Words — Helen Humes Helen Humes In Her Own Words(CD-ROM, Enh, RM) Ocium OCM 0012 Spain 2002 Sell This Version
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BB 1001 Nice Jazz 1978 — Helen Humes Helen Humes Nice Jazz 1978(CD, Album) Black And Blue BB 1001 France Unknown Sell This Version
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J-55 The Incomparable Helen Humes — Helen Humes Helen Humes The Incomparable Helen Humes(LP, Album) Jazzology J-55 US Unknown Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

8467 A Worried Woman's Blues / Black Cat Blues — Helen Humes Helen Humes A Worried Woman's Blues / Black Cat Blues(Shellac, 10") Okeh 8467 US 1927 Sell This Version
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8545 If Papa Has Outside Lovin' / Do What You Did Last Night — Helen Humes Helen Humes If Papa Has Outside Lovin' / Do What You Did Last Night(Shellac, 10") Okeh 8545 US 1928 Sell This Version
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8529 Everybody Does It Now / Alligator Blues — Helen Humes Helen Humes Everybody Does It Now / Alligator Blues(Shellac, 10") Okeh 8529 US 1928 Sell This Version
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8674 Garlic Blues / Nappy Headed Blues — Helen Humes Helen Humes Garlic Blues / Nappy Headed Blues(Shellac, 10") Okeh 8674 US 1929 Sell This Version
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8825 Cross Eyed Blues / Race Horse Blues — Helen Humes Helen Humes Cross Eyed Blues / Race Horse Blues(Shellac, 10") Okeh 8825 US 1930 Sell This Version
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S.155 (I Can Dream) Can't I? / It's The Dreamer In Me — Helen Humes 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
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505.208 Blame It On My Last Affair - The Blues I Like To Hear — Helen Humes 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
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3409 Mound Bayou / Unlucky Woman — Helen Humes Pete Brown (2), Helen Humes Pete Brown (2), Helen Humes - Mound Bayou / Unlucky Woman(Shellac, 10") Decca 3409 UK 1942 Sell This Version
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5514 Suspicious Blues / Keep Your Mind On Me — Helen Humes 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 US 1944 Sell This Version