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Helms, Bobby

Born 1933 in Bloomington, Ind. Died in 1997.

References:

  • Article in issue 175 (1997) of Now Dig This.
Artist image
Source: Jim Hilmar

Original Releases

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Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 
 
Speed (Tenn.) 45-114  Non-pertinent Label shot Hanging Around — Bobby Helms Sp-33 Bullet GVC CD 2016 (#19)
Bullet Lucky CD 811 (#8)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 116 (#8)
    No rating Label shot Yesterday's Lovin' — Bobby Helms Sp-32  
 
 
Speed (Tenn.) 45-117  No rating Label shot Freedom Lovin' Guy — Bobby Helms Sp-38 Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 116 (#9)
    No rating Label shot I've Never Seen Anyone — Bobby Helms Sp-39  
1956/June 9
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-29947  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Tennessee Rock N' Roll — Bobby Helms 45-89854+ Bullet Bear Family CD 15971 (#3)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5706 (#5)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#48)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#61)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 093 (#1)
Bullet Fed CD 10 (#19)
Bullet Lucky CD 810 (#17)
Bullet MCA LP 1756 (#14)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2789 (#14)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1504 (#16)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1557 (#1)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) CD 5935 (#12)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 25089 (#2)
Bullet Pan American CD 56007 (#10)
Bullet Presto CD 2 (#51)
Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 21 (#25)
    Non-pertinent Label shot I Don't Owe You Nothing — Bobby Helms 45-89853  
1957/Feb. 2
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30194  Pertinent Label shot Song sample ( Got A) Heartsick Feeling — Bobby Helms 45-101075+ Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1557 (#10)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Fraulein — Bobby Helms 45-101074 Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1557 (#2)
1957/Aug. 26
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30423  Cover shot Borderline Label shot Song sample My Special Angel — Bobby Helms With The Anita Kerr Singers 45-102921 Bullet Dragon Street CD 7822 (#14)
Bullet Gusto LP 103 (#8)
Bullet MCA (Japan) CD 22064 (#10)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1557 (#7)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Standing At The End Of My World — Bobby Helms 45-102969+  
 
 
Decca (N.Y.) ED2555  Cover shot
Bobby Helms Sings [mono]
No rating Label shot Song sample My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You — Bobby Helms S 3881+  
    No rating Sugar Moon — Bobby Helms With Instrumental Accompaniment / Anita Kerr Singers S 3881+ Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1557 (#8)
    No rating Label shot Song sample If I Only Knew — Bobby Helms S 3880  
    No rating Song sample Far Away Heart — Bobby Helms With Instrumental Accompaniment / Anita Kerr Singers S 3880  
1957/Nov. 25
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30513  Cover shot Borderline Label shot Jingle Bell Rock — Bobby Helms 103577 Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1557 (#12)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Captain Santa Claus (And His Reindeer Space Patrol) — Bobby Helms 103578  
1958/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30682  Borderline Label shot Song sample Schoolboy Crush — Bobby Helms 104,837  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Borrowed Dreams — Bobby Helms 104,938+  
 
 
Decca (N.Y.) ED2629  Cover shot No rating Label shot Borrowed Dreams — Bobby Helms S 4087+  
    No rating Schoolboy Crush — Bobby Helms S 4087+  
    No rating Label shot Jacqueline — Bobby Helms With The Anita Kerr Singers S 4086  
    No rating My Special Angel — Bobby Helms With The Anita Kerr Singers S 4086  
1958/Oct. 13
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30749  Pertinent Label shot Song sample A Hundred Hearts — Bobby Helms 105,569 Bullet Classics CD 734 (#9)
    Non-pertinent Label shot The Fool And The Angel — Bobby Helms 104,838+  
1959/Feb. 2
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30831  No rating Label shot New River Train — Bobby Helms 106,304+  
    No rating Label shot Miss Memory — Bobby Helms 106,303  
1959/June 29
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30928  Pertinent Label shot Song sample No Other Baby — Bobby Helms 102,925+ Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1557 (#3)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample You're No Longer Mine — Bobby Helms 106,353  
1959/Sept. 14
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30976  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hurry Baby — Bobby Helms 107,838 Bullet Star-Shine CD 101 (#18)
    Borderline Label shot My Lucky Day — Bobby Helms 107,840+  
1961/Mar. 13
Bb pop rev.
Decca (N.Y.)  31230  Pertinent Label shot You're The One — Bobby Helms 107,839+  
    Borderline Label shot Sad Eyed Baby — Bobby Helms 107,841  
1962/June 30
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.)  31403  Borderline Label shot Song sample Then Came You — Bobby Helms 112,241+  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Yesterday's Champagne — Bobby Helms 111,567  
Original LPs
1957
 
Decca (N.Y.) DL8638  Cover shot
Bobby Helms Sings To My Special Angel [mono]
No rating Label shot My Special Angel — Bobby Helms    
    No rating No Other Baby — Bobby Helms    
    No rating ( Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I — Bobby Helms 102,926 Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1557 (#5)
    No rating The Magic Song — Bobby Helms 102,920 Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1557 (#6)
    No rating Most Of The Time — Bobby Helms    
    No rating Plaything — Bobby Helms    
    No rating Label shot If I Only Knew — Bobby Helms    
    No rating My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You — Bobby Helms    
    No rating Tonight's The Night — Bobby Helms    
    No rating Far Away Heart — Bobby Helms    
    No rating Sugar Moon — Bobby Helms    
    No rating Just A Little Lonesome — Bobby Helms    
Unissued Tracks
1956
 
Decca (N.Y.)  uniss.  No rating I Need To Know Now — Bobby Helms 89852 Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1557 (#4)
    No rating Slowin' Teardrops — Bobby Helms 101,072 Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1557 (#11)
1957
 
Decca (N.Y.)  uniss.  No rating I'm Leaving Now — Bobby Helms 102,927 Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1557 (#9)
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating I'm A Long Gone Daddy — Bobby Helms   Bullet Cotton Town Jubilee CD 3 (#8)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1977Gusto (United States) GT- 103LPWhole Lotta' Shakin' Goin' On
MCA (England) (England) MCFM 2789LPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1979Redita [2nd series] (Netherlands) 116LPHillbillies On Speed
1981MCA (U.S.) (United States) MCL 1504LPRockabilly Boogie
1983MCA (U.S.) (United States) MCA- 1557LPPop-a-billy / Bobby Helms
1986MCA 1756LPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1987MCA (U.S.) (United States) MCAD 5935CD20 Rockabilly Classics
1988MCA (U.S.) (United States) MCA- 25089LPRockabilly Classics
1992Dragon Street (United States) 7822CDWhole Lotta' Shakin' Goin' On
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5706CDMCA Rockabillies, Vol. 2
1996Lucky (England) CDLR 810CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 10
MCA (Japan) (Japan) MVCM 22064CDRock Around The Clock: Decca/Coral/Brunswick
1997Cotton Town Jubilee (Germany) CTJCD 3CDHonky Tonk Rockabillies, Vol. 1
Lucky (England) CDLR 811CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 11
2001Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15971CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 9
2003Presto Vol. 2CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 2
2007Rev-Ola Bandstand (England) CR REV 21CDCountry Goes Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 3: Rural Royalty
2008GVC 2016CDHonky Tonkin' Rhythm
2009Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 026CDRoutes Of Rockabilly
2011Classics (Sweden) CD 734CDCruisin' Country, Vol. 2
year?Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDV 093CDFeel Like Rockin': Tennessee Rock 'N' Roll
Fed (Sweden) 10CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 10
Pan American (Switzerland) 56007CDYou Are My Baby
Star-Shine (United States) 101CDTeen Rocket Ride


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Andy Gallagher, Derek Hamilton, Pasi Koskela, Kurt Krauter, LP Discography website, Gerd Miller, Perica Sucevic, Bjorn Witlox


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