Helen Forrest

    Helen Forrest

    • Helen Forrest
    Helen Forrest

    Helen Forrest

    • Helen Forrest

    Helen Forrest

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    Helen's Star, Vol. 1

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        One of the more popular big-band-era singers, a performer that some might not consider a jazz vocalist, but one with exceptional ability to project lyrics and also an excellent interpreter. Forrest used several names early in her career, among them the Blue Lady and Bonnie Blue. She began singing in her brother's band in Washington, D.C., then was featured in Artie Shaw's band after Billie Holiday left in 1938. Forrest joined Benny Goodman when Shaw disbanded in 1939, staying ... Read more

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