Related Information for Bobby Helms Bobby Helms (born Robert Lee Helms) (15 August 1933 – 19 June 1997) was an American rockabilly singer who enjoyed his peak success in 1957.Born in Bloomington, Indiana into a musical family, he began performing as a duo with his brother before going on to a successful solo career in country music. In 1956, Helms made his way to Nashville, Tennessee where he signed a recording contract with Decca Records. The following year would be filled with astonishing successes. Helms' first si.. read more