2022 09 IHTSB September 04

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IHTSB September 4, 2022

Today we’ll be listening to recordings by one of the finest vocalists from our time period, Helen Forrest. She is remembered particularly for the warmth of her voice, for her interpretative skills and for her talent in matching lyrics to the music of the big bands during the Swing Era and beyond. She started out her career during the swing era, and sang with several of the finest big bands that flourished then, and went on to have a very successful solo career.

IHTSB Sep 4, 2022

Artist Year Song Time

  1. Helen Forrest 1947 Help Yourself To My Heart 3:00
  2. Helen Forrest 1939 You Grow Sweeter As The Years Go By 3:12
  3. Helen Forrest 1939 I Poured My Heart Into A Song 3:28
  4. Benny Goodman 1940 Taking A Chance On Love 3:09
  5. Benny Goodman 1940 The Man I Love 3:52
  6. Helen Forrest With Lionel Hampton 1940 I Don’t Stand A Ghost Of A Chance 2:54
  7. Helen Forrest With Harry James 1941 I Don’t Want To Walk Without You 2:55
  8. Helen Forrest With Harry James 1942 Manhattan Serenade 2:53
  9. Dick Haymes And Helen Forrest 1945 All Through The Day 2:52
  10. Dick Haymes And Helen Forrest 1946 Till We Meet Again 2:34
  11. Helen Forrest 1949 I Only Have Eyes For You 2:12
  12. Helen Forrest 1949 Bill 1:58
  13. Helen Forrest 1949 The One I Love 2:02
  14. Helen Forrest 1949 My Ideal 2:00
  15. Helen Forrest 1949 Everything I Have Is Yours 2:16
  16. Helen Forrest 1950 That’s My Desire 2:38

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