JO STAFFORD

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One of the most technically gifted and popular vocalists of the immediate postwar period, Jo Stafford effortlessly walked the line between breezy pop and the more serious art of post-big-band jazz singing. With the help of her husband, top-flight arranger and Capitol A&R director Paul Weston, Stafford recorded throughout the '40s and '50s for Capitol and Columbia. She also contributed (with Weston) to one of the best pop novelty acts of the period, a hilariously inept and off-key satire that saw the couple billed as Jonathan & Darlene Edwards.

Born near Fresno, CA, Stafford sang from an early age and was classically trained, though she later joined her sisters in a country-tinged act (associated for a time with Joe "Country" Washburne). At the age of just 17, she became the first female voice in the seven-man vocal act known as the Pied Pipers. Soon after the group joined the Tommy
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Happy Holidays: I Love the Winter WeatherHappy Holidays: I Love the Winter Weather
Corinthian Records 2000
$13.93
$13.92 (used)
Greatest Hits - America's Most Versatile Singing StarGreatest Hits - America's Most Versatile Singing Star
Corinthian Records 1993
$13.55
$7.94 (used)
Jo Stafford: The Ultimate Capitol CollectionJo Stafford: The Ultimate Capitol Collection
Emi Import 2007
$5.92
$4.22 (used)
The Columbia Hits CollectionThe Columbia Hits Collection
Corinthian Records 2002
$11.14
$2.49 (used)
You Belong To MeYou Belong To Me
Dynamic 2019
$5.99
$5.25 (used)
Jo Stafford: 108 Classic Sides from a Great American HitmakerJo Stafford: 108 Classic Sides from a Great American Hitmaker
Box set · Remastered
Jsp Records 2008
$20.42
$17.97 (used)
Beyond the Stars: Key Recordings 1940-1959Beyond the Stars: Key Recordings 1940-1959
Jsp Records 2010
$18.82
$23.78 (used)
Old Rugged CrossOld Rugged Cross
Emd Int'L 2001
$3.84
$2.62 (used)
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JO STAFFORD Kiss Me, Kate album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kiss Me, Kate
Vocal Jazz 1949
JO STAFFORD Autumn in New York album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Autumn in New York
Vocal Jazz 1950
JO STAFFORD Songs for Sunday Evening album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Songs for Sunday Evening
Vocal Jazz 1950
JO STAFFORD American Folk Songs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
American Folk Songs
Vocal Jazz 1950
JO STAFFORD As You Desire Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
As You Desire Me
Vocal Jazz 1952
JO STAFFORD Starring Jo Stafford album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Starring Jo Stafford
Vocal Jazz 1953
JO STAFFORD Broadway's Best album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Broadway's Best
Vocal Jazz 1953
JO STAFFORD Jo Stafford and Frankie Laine : A Musical Portrait of New Orleans album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jo Stafford and Frankie Laine : A Musical Portrait of New Orleans
Vocal Jazz 1954
JO STAFFORD Garden of Prayer album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Garden of Prayer
Vocal Jazz 1954
JO STAFFORD My Heart's in the Highlands album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Heart's in the Highlands
Vocal Jazz 1954
JO STAFFORD Soft and Sentimental album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soft and Sentimental
Vocal Jazz 1955
JO STAFFORD Songs of Scotland album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Songs of Scotland
Vocal Jazz 1955
JO STAFFORD Memory Songs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Memory Songs
Vocal Jazz 1955
JO STAFFORD Happy Holiday album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Happy Holiday
Vocal Jazz 1955
JO STAFFORD Ski Trails album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ski Trails
Vocal Jazz 1956
JO STAFFORD A Gal Named Jo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Gal Named Jo
Vocal Jazz 1956
JO STAFFORD Once Over Lightly album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Once Over Lightly
Vocal Jazz 1957
JO STAFFORD Swingin' Down Broadway album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swingin' Down Broadway
Vocal Jazz 1958
JO STAFFORD I'll Be Seeing You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I'll Be Seeing You
Vocal Jazz 1959
JO STAFFORD Ballad of the Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ballad of the Blues
Vocal Jazz 1959
JO STAFFORD Jo + Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jo + Jazz
Vocal Jazz 1960
JO STAFFORD Whispering Hope album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Whispering Hope
Vocal Jazz 1962
JO STAFFORD There's Peace in the Valley album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
There's Peace in the Valley
Vocal Jazz 1963
JO STAFFORD Getting Sentimental Over Tommy Dorsey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Getting Sentimental Over Tommy Dorsey
Vocal Jazz 1963
JO STAFFORD Jo Stafford's Sweet Hour of Prayer album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jo Stafford's Sweet Hour of Prayer
Vocal Jazz 1964
JO STAFFORD The Joyful Season album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Joyful Season
Vocal Jazz 1964
JO STAFFORD This Is Jo Stafford album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Is Jo Stafford
Vocal Jazz 1965
JO STAFFORD Do I Hear a Waltz? album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Do I Hear a Waltz?
Vocal Jazz 1966
JO STAFFORD Big Band Sound album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Band Sound
Vocal Jazz 1970
JO STAFFORD It Had To Be You: Lost Radio Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It Had To Be You: Lost Radio Recordings
Vocal Jazz 2017

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JO STAFFORD Jo's Greatest Hits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jo's Greatest Hits
Vocal Jazz 1958
JO STAFFORD The Hits of Jo Stafford album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Hits of Jo Stafford
Vocal Jazz 1964
JO STAFFORD Broadway Revisited album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Broadway Revisited
Vocal Jazz 1987
JO STAFFORD Capitol Collectors Series album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Capitol Collectors Series
Vocal Jazz 1991
JO STAFFORD Walkin' My Baby Back Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Walkin' My Baby Back Home
Vocal Jazz 1998
JO STAFFORD G.I. Jo Sings the Hits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
G.I. Jo Sings the Hits
Vocal Jazz 1998
JO STAFFORD Once Over Lightly album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Once Over Lightly
Vocal Jazz 2009

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