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Vondrackova, Helena
active from year 1964

Czech female pop star of 1960s-1990s. In late 1960s a member of popular vocal trio Golden Kids. Later she produced mostly empty commercial pop with occasional trips to minority genres (jazz, electronic music). From her extensive discography, the most interesting are recordings from Golden Kids years, album Paprsky (recorded with help of Martin Kratochvil, Oskar Petr, Vladimir Merta and Petr Kalandra, and album Vodopad with surprisingly modern sound.

personal data, including participation in the recordings of other groups


Discography:

Ruze kvetou dal ( Roses bloom on ) , Supraphon 1969 ,
Ostrov Heleny Vondrackove ( Isle of H.V. ) , Supraphon 1970 ,
Helena 72 , Nippon Columbia 1972
Helena Helena Helena , Supraphon 1972
Helena Vondrackova (Helena a Stryci) ( Helena Vondradkova (Helena and Stryci) ) , Supraphon 1974
Film Melodies , Artia&Supraphon 1975
Immortal film themes , Nippon Columbia 1976
S pisni vstric ti bezim ( Running to You Singing ) , Supraphon 1977
Paprsky ( Beams ) , Supraphon 1978 ,
Muzy ( Muses ) , Supraphon 1980
Sblizeni ( Convergence ) , Supraphon 1981
A ty se ptas co ja ( A ty se ptas co ja/And you ask About Me ) , Supraphon 1982
Prelety ( Fly-by ) , Supraphon 1982
Zrychleny dech ( Quickened Breath ) , Supraphon 1982
Ode mne k tobe ( From Me To You ) , Supraphon 1984
I m Your Song , Supraphon 1985
Sprint , Supraphon 1985
Helena zpiva Jezka ( Helena Sings Jezek ) , Supraphon 1986
Solo pro tve oci ( Solo pro tve oci/Solo for Your Eyes ) , Supraphon 1986
Skandal ( Skandal/Scandal ) , Supraphon 1988
I Am Your Song , Polskie Nagrania 1990
Prejdi Jordan a dalsi hity ( Prejdi Jordan/Cross Jordan and Other Hits ) , Supraphon 1990
Kam zmizel ten stary song ( Where the Old Song Disappeared ) , Supraphon 1992
Silene smutna princezna ( Awfully Sad Princess ) , NeaNe Records 1992
The Broadway Album , Supraphon 1993
Vanoce s Helenou ( Xmas With Helena ) , Polydor 1995
Podivej, kvete ruze/Kolekce 2 ( See the Rose Blooming/Collection 2 ) , Bonton 1996
Ten, koho rada mam/Kolekce 1 ( The One I Love/Collection 1 ) , Bonton 1996
To je soubyznys ( That is Showbusiness ) , Bonton 1996
Helena v Lucerne-Nejvetsi hity 1,2 ( Helena v Lucerne/Helena in Lucerna-Greatest Hits 1,2 ) , Polydor 1997
To se nikdo nedovi/Kolekce 3 ( To se nikdo nedovi/Nobody will find out-Collection 3 ) , Bonton 1997
Ostrov Heleny Vondrackove/kolekce 4 ( Isle of H.V./Collection 4 ) , Bonton 1998

compilations / live recs.:

Casy se meni ( Times They Are A-Changing ) ( Bacily ) , Ne a Ne Records 1991 ,
Helena (nejen) o lasce ( Helena (not only) of Love ) , Supraphon 2012
Helena on Broadway , Monitor/EMI / Virgin 2012

samplers etc.:

Zlaty slavik 1969 ( Golden Nightingale 1969 ) ( Vox ) , Supraphon 1970
Give Peace A Chance , Supraphon / Artia 1973

SP / EP:

Deti slunce / Cervena reka ( Children Of The Sun / Red River ) ( Petru, Jana ) , Supraphon 1964
Vic nechtel by snad ani D'Artagnan / Pata ( Kubisova, Marta ) , Supraphon 1965
Tenhle bilej mesic / Stin katedral ( Neckar, Vaclav ) , Supraphon 1966 ,
As Tears Go By / Women's Day ( Mefisto ) , Supraphon-Artia 1967
Jeste ne / Saty z duhy ( Kubisova, Marta ) , Supraphon 1967
Sklipek / Santa Clara ( Wine Cellar / .. ) ( Prenosilova, Yvonne ) , Supraphon 1967
Tak prazdna / Nedoufej ( So Empty / Don't Be Hopin' ) ( Prenosilova, Yvonne ) , Supraphon 1967
Hej, pane zajici! ( Hey, Mr. Rabbit ) ( Kubisova, Marta ) , Supraphon 1968
Pritel Quinn / Zpev nas vezdejsi ( Golden Kids ) , Supraphon 1969 ,
Milacku / Bim-bum, vrana , Supraphon 1971
Leto je leto / Muzy , Supraphon 1980
To je stesti / Jednou , Supraphon 1980
Hej, ty tam / Sblizeni , Supraphon 1981
Slunce / Ja se neptam , Supraphon 1983
Chci te mit / Jakobynic ( Korn, Jiri ) , Supraphon 1985
Nejhezci darek ( Best Gift ) ( Zagorova, Hana ) , Supraphon 1985
Casy se meni / Oh, Baby, Baby ( Golden Kids ) , Supraphon 1990 ,

participation:

Vaclav Neckar zpiva pro mlade ( V.N. Singing For The Young ) ( Neckar, Vaclav ) , Supraphon 1966

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