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 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

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
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) Columbia, 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
Helen Humes Helen (Album) Muse Records 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) "Whiskey, Women, And ..." KM-707 1987 Sell This Version
8T TLP 5588 Helen Humes The Incomparable (8-Trk) Trip 8T TLP 5588 US Unknown 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
S.155 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 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
PV106 Helen Humes Every Now And Then / Be-Baba-Leba(Shellac, 10") Philo Recordings PV106 US 1945 Sell This Version
126 Helen Humes It's Better To Give Than To Receive / See See Rider(Shellac, 10") Aladdin Records 126 US 1946 Sell This Version
8077 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 Modern Records (2) US 1950 Sell This Version
45-779A Helen Humes Million Dollar Secret / I'm Gonna Let Him Ride(7") Modern Records (2) 45-779A US 1950 Sell This Version
9-48282 Helen Humes You Played On My Piano / I Hear A Rhapsody(7", Single, Mono) Decca (3) 9-48282 US 1952 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, Vogue Productions EPV 1198 UK 1960 Sell This Version
Helen Humes With Benny Carter's All-Stars* Helen Humes With Benny Carter's All-Stars* - Tain't Nobody's Biz-Neess If I DO Contemporary Records US Unknown Sell This Version