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Jo Stafford - Jo Stafford Sings American Folk Songs (Shellac, Album)

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  1. Oct 08,  · American Folk Songs is a album by Jo Stafford. The original release featured six songs on three RPM discs. It was released as a long-playing record in , with two additional songs. Since the re-release, the album has featured twelve popular folk songs. The Saturday Review described the album as "of its own excellence."5/5(1).
  2. Jo Elizabeth Stafford (November 12, – July 16, ) was an American traditional pop music singer and occasional actress, whose career spanned five decades from the late s to the early s. Admired for the purity of her voice, she originally underwent classical training to become an opera singer before following a career in popular music, and by had achieved more worldwide.
  3. There never was another voice quite like Jo Stafford's. She possessed a unique timbre that gave her own particular stamp to everything she ever did. And there never was an album of folk music quite like this. For the most part this is not a "folk" album/5(24).
  4. Nov 23,  · Jo Stafford Sings American Folk Songs - Duration: Prof Davis 12, views. The Diamonds - Greatest Hits (FULL ALBUM - GREATEST VOCAL QUARTET - BEST OF POP) - .
  5. Jo Stafford was one of the few Swing-era popular singers who was able to communicate the homespun beauty of the American folk idiom. Not surprisingly, since she always brought a Midwestern serenity, even a devotional quality, to just about everything she sang, even the most soaring big-band numbers. In this, she is reminiscent of the great Wagnerian soprano Kirstin Flagstad, who also brought a .
  6. Jo Stafford was an American singer of traditional pop music and jazz standards whose career ran from the late s to the early s. Stafford was greatly admired for the purity of her voice and was considered one of the most versatile vocalists of the era. Jo Stafford Sings American Folk Songs (Album) Jo Stafford Sings Songs Of.
  7. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Jo + Jazz - Jo Stafford on AllMusic - - The closest Stafford ever came to being a jazz.
  8. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Jo Stafford Sings American Folk Songs on Discogs. Label: Capitol Records - ST,Capitol Records - ST • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo • Country: Canada • Genre: Folk, World, & Country •.
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