Born in East St. Louis, Illinois, Helyne started singing popular songs with an a cappella choir at the Lincoln High School. In a higher grade at the same school was another youngster with an interest in music, a dentist's son who played in the high school band, his name was Miles Davis.
Read more below (excerpt from the liner notes of her album issued on Contemporary Records in 1962)
Helyne Stewart discography
As Helen Stewart, member of The Caldwells, see :