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Helen Humes (1913–1981)

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1913, blues/pop singer Helen Humes is probably best known for her work with Count Basie and His Orchestra in the 1930s and 1940s. As a child she took piano and vocal lessons, and at 14 years of age she was discovered by blues musician Sylvester Weaver, who signed her to a record contract and took her to St. Louis in... See full bio »

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Known For

Last Exit to Brooklyn
(1989)
A Love Song for Bobby Long
(2004)
Muuttolinnun aika
Muuttolinnun aika Soundtrack
(1991)

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 2004 A Love Song for Bobby Long (performer: "All I Ask Is Your Love")
 1997 The Last Time I Committed Suicide (writer: "He May Be Your Man")
 1991 Muuttolinnun aika (lyrics: "Ooo Baba Leba / Be Baba Leba") / (performer: "Ooo Baba Leba / Be Baba Leba") / (writer: "Ooo Baba Leba / Be Baba Leba")
 1989 Last Exit to Brooklyn (performer: "Be Ba-ba Le-ba") / (writer: "Be Ba-ba Le-ba")
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 January 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "He May Be Your Man (but He Comes to See Me Sometimes)")
 1952 The Steel Trap (performer: "You Mean So Much To Me")
 1946 Jivin' in Be-Bop (Documentary) (performer: "E-Baba-Le-Ba" - uncredited) / (writer: "E-Baba-Le-Ba", "Crazy About a Man" - uncredited)
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 1952 The Steel Trap
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 1978 Big Band Bash (TV Movie)
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 1962 Landesschau (TV Series)
Herself - Musician
- Episode dated 25 October 1962 (1962) ... Herself - Musician
 1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Herself - Singer
- Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home? (1959) ... Herself - Singer (voice)
 1946 Jivin' in Be-Bop (Documentary)
Herself (Lead singer)
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 1989 The Ladies Sing the Blues
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