Helen Grayco

An American singer, performer, and actress during the 1930s until the 1960s. Helen Grayco was most famous for appearances with husband Spike Jones on The Spike Jones Show in the 1950s and the 1960s. She is also the mother of actor and producer Spike Jones, Jr. and Leslie Ann Jones, a Grammy award-winning recording engineer.

Grayco was born Helen Greco on September 20, 1924 in Tacoma, Washington. She was the tenth of eleven children. Her parents were both Italian. Grayco's father owned a grocery store which bankrupt during the Great Depression. Grayco got her first singing gig when she was 8-years-old in the early 1930s. The gig was singing for a show called The Carnival Hour, a variety show that aired on local Los Angeles radio station KHJ. She was then hired to do an appearance on a local variety program in Seattle, Washington. Shortly after, she was discovered by Bing Crosby. Crosby...

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Helen Grayco Albums

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