Helen Ward

Helen Ward (September 19, 1913 – April 21, 1998) was an American jazz singer. She appeared on radio broadcasts with WOR and WNYC. She also worked as a staff musician at WNYC.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 19th, 1913 (New York City), Died April 21st, 1998

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-89518 10-in. 4/4/1935 Hooray for love Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-89519 10-in. 4/4/1935 The Dixieland band Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-89567 10-in. 4/19/1935 You're a heavenly thing Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-89568 10-in. 4/19/1935 Restless Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-92520 10-in. 6/25/1935 Get rhythm in your feet (And music in your soul) Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-92548 10-in. 7/1/1935 (You got me in between) The devil and the deep blue sea Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-96500 10-in. 11/22/1935 Yankee Doodle never went to town Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-96501 10-in. 11/22/1935 No other one Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-96502 10-in. 11/22/1935 Eeny meeny miney mo Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-96567 10-in. 1/24/1936 It's been so long Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-96569 10-in. 1/24/1936 Goody-goody Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor PBS-97710 10-in. 8/13/1936 You turned the tables on me Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-100013 10-in. 2/29/1936 Mutiny in the parlor Gene Krupa's Swing Band ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-100014 10-in. 2/29/1936 I'm gonna clap my hands Gene Krupa's Swing Band ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-100380 10-in. 4/23/1936 You can't pull the wool over my eyes Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-100381 10-in. 4/23/1936 The glory of love Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-100397 10-in. 4/23/1936 All my life Benny Goodman Trio Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance trio vocalist  
Victor BS-100502 10-in. 4/27/1936 Too good to be true Benny Goodman Trio ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance trio, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-101256 10-in. 5/27/1936 These foolish things remind me of you Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-101257 10-in. 5/27/1936 Sing me a swing song and let me dance Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-102066 10-in. 6/16/1936 There's a small hotel Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-0798 10-in. 10/7/1936 When a lady meets a gentleman down South Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-0799 10-in. 10/7/1936 You're giving me a song and a dance Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-02102 10-in. 10/7/1936 Peter Piper Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-03550 10-in. 12/9/1936 Gee! But you're swell Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ward, Helen," accessed May 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106807.

Ward, Helen. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106807.

"Ward, Helen." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 May 2021.

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