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Helen O'Connell

Helen O'Connell (May 23, 1920 – September 9, 1993) was an American singer, actress, and hostess, described as "the quintessential big band singer of the 1940s".

Birth and Death Data: Born May 23rd, 1920 (Lima), Died September 9th, 1993 (San Diego)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 64 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 65005 10-in. 2/10/1939 Romance runs in the family Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 65053 10-in. 2/21/1939 It's all yours Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 65099 10-in. 3/3/1939 All of me Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 65660 10-in. 5/26/1939 A home in the clouds Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 65663 10-in. 5/26/1939 All I remember is you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 65741 10-in. 6/6/1939 Especially for you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 65836 10-in. 6/16/1939 Back to back Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 65876 10-in. 6/23/1939 In the middle of a dream Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 65877 10-in. 6/23/1939 Begone Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 65879 10-in. 6/23/1939 Is it possible? Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 65967 10-in. 7/14/1939 The jumpin' jive Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 65969 10-in. 7/14/1939 Go fly a kite Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 66082 10-in. 8/14/1939 One sweet letter from you Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 66085 10-in. 8/14/1939 Take a tip from the whippoorwill Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 66266 10-in. 9/5/1939 Are you havin' any fun? Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 66268 10-in. 9/5/1939 Melancholy lullaby Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 66269 10-in. 9/5/1939 Comes love Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 66785 10-in. 10/20/1939 Love never went to college Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 66788 10-in. 10/20/1939 You're the greatest discovery (since 1492 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 66827 10-in. 11/3/1939 You're a lucky guy Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 66911 10-in. 11/27/1939 Do it again Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 66927 10-in. 12/5/1939 Keep a-knockin'-1 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67506 10-in. 4/9/1940 I bought a wooden whistle Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67509 10-in. 4/9/1940 Boog it-1 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 67583 10-in. 4/18/1940 Little curly hair in a high chair Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 64 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "O'Connell, Helen," accessed November 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108028.

O'Connell, Helen. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108028.

"O'Connell, Helen." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108028

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