Helen Shapiro

Helen Shapiro
Real name
Helen Kate Shapiro
Born
September 28, 1946
Country
United Kingdom
Comments
Pop and jazz singer and actress particularly popular in the 1960s. Shapiro started recording at age 14.
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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
February 1961 (2 artists)
October 1963 (32 artists)
October 1962 (2 artists)
April 1962 (2 artists)
July 1962 Marion Williams [1]
October 4, 1963 Zdenka Vučković
June 1961 Eugen Tajmer og hans Eugenier
June 28, 1963 Anki Lindqvist
September 1961 (17 artists)
April 5, 1963 (3 artists)
June 1961 (8 artists)

Covers by Helen Shapiro

Title Performer Release date Originally by
November 1961 Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
November 1964 Tzeni Karezi, Brenda Lee
March 10, 1962 Charles Hart [1]
March 10, 1962 Dion and The Belmonts
1987 Yves Montand, Jo Stafford with Orchestra Conducted by Harold Mooney
November 1964 The Shirelles
April 5, 1963 Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra
March 10, 1962 James Darren
March 10, 1962 Roland Gerbeau, Harry James and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Marion Morgan
1984 Sylvester and The Hot Band
1985 Barney Bigard and His Jazzopators
1985 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Woody Herman and His Orchestra
1985 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
January 1964 Little Willie John
1987 Bob Crosby and His Orchestra
1987 Johnny Mercer with Paul Weston and His Orchestra
November 1961 Ted Wallace and His Swing Kings
1987 Ted Wallace and His Swing Kings
November 1964 The Crystals [US]
1985 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1985 Ivie Anderson
1985 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra with Kenny Sargent
March 10, 1962 Cliff Richard and The Shadows
1987 Fred Astaire & Nan Wynn
1985 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1987 Benny Goodman and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Mildred Bailey
November 1964 Carole King
April 5, 1963 Peter Cookson
November 1964 Merry Clayton
1987 Wynona Carr
April 5, 1963 Carl Fenton's Orchestra
November 6, 1964 Ann-Margret
1987 The Warner Brothers Studio Orchestra
1987 Stubby Kaye and Ensemble
1985 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1985 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
November 1964 Little Eva
1987 Emil Newman, Woody Herman and His Orchestra
1983 Ginger Rogers
March 10, 1962 Connie Francis
March 10, 1962 Neil Sedaka
1987 Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra
November 1964 Doris Day
November 1964 Mary Wells
Needles and Pins Helen Shapiro 1990 Unverified
November 1964 The Marvelettes
January 1963 Johnny Hallyday
November 1964 Rita Pavone
1987 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie
August 21, 1964 The Miracles featuring Bill "Smokey" Robinson
1987 Gene Krupa & His Orchestra
1985 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, The Jungle Band
September 1965 Dorothy Sarnoff
1983 The King Cole Trio
March 10, 1962 Brenda Lee
1985 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1987 Bob Eberly, Helen O'Connell, and Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
February 1962 Ginny Arnell
November 1961 Irving Abrams & His Orchestra
March 10, 1962 Gilbert Bécaud, Jane Morgan with Orchestra and Chorus directed by Vic Schoen
November 1964 Skeeter Davis
November 1961 Nick Lucas
1962 Ginny Arnell
Covered by Les Chats Sauvages
1988 Helen Shapiro
November 1964 Dionne Warwick
1987 Richard Himber and His Ritz-Carlton Orchestra with Joey Nash
March 10, 1962 The Shirelles
March 10, 1962 Bobby Parker
March 10, 1962 Neil Sedaka with Stan Applebaum and His Orchestra

Web Covers by Helen Shapiro

Title Performer Upload date Originally by
Please Mr. Postman Helen Shapiro March 7, 2011 The Marvelettes

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Echoes of the Duke Helen Shapiro, Humphrey Lyttelton 1985 Calligraph Records
Helen Hits Out! Helen Shapiro November 1964 Columbia
Helen in Nashville Helen Shapiro with Grady Martin and The Jordanaires October 1963 Columbia
Helen's Sixteen Helen Shapiro April 5, 1963 Columbia
Straighten Up and Fly Right Helen Shapiro 1983 Oval Records
Straighten Up and Fly Right Helen Shapiro 1984 Dureco
The Quality of Mercer Helen Shapiro 1987 Calligraph Records
'Tops' with Me Helen Shapiro March 10, 1962 Columbia

EPs

Title Performer Release date Label
Helen Helen Shapiro, Martin Slavin and His Orchestra November 1961 Columbia
Parlons d'amour Helen Shapiro 1962 Columbia

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Brickyard Blues Helen Shapiro 1984 Oval Records
Don't Treat Me Like a Child Helen Shapiro February 1961 Columbia
Fever Helen Shapiro January 1964 Columbia
I Wish I'd Never Loved You Helen Shapiro November 6, 1964 Columbia
Keep Away from Other Girls Helen Shapiro October 1962 Columbia
Let's Talk About Love Helen Shapiro with Norrie Paramor and His Orchestra April 1962 Columbia
Let Yourself Go Helen Shapiro 1983 Oval Records
Little Miss Lonely Helen Shapiro with Martin Slavin and His Orchestra July 1962 Columbia
Look Who It Is Helen Shapiro October 4, 1963 Columbia
No Trespassing Helen Shapiro June 28, 1963 Columbia
Queen for Tonight Helen Shapiro January 1963 Columbia
Shop Around Helen Shapiro August 21, 1964 Columbia
Something Wonderful Helen Shapiro September 1965 Columbia
Tell Me What He Said Helen Shapiro February 1962 Columbia
Walkin' Back to Happiness Helen Shapiro September 1961 Columbia
You Don't Know Helen Shapiro June 1961 Columbia

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
West & Friends various artists 1988 Arcade (Records)

Reported errors

# Reported by Reported on Status Last update
#38265 Stephan Koenig 2008-11-24 19:25:04 UTC processed