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Jo Stafford dies

Jo STAFFORD ...R.I.P. .....Nov. 12th 1917/July 16th 2008
Jo Stafford, born Jo Elizabeth Stafford on November 12, 1917, in Coalinga, California; was an American pop singer whose career spanned the late 1930s through the early 1960s. Stafford was greatly admired for the purity of her voice and was considered one of the most versatile vocalists of the era. She was also viewed as a pioneer of modern musical parody, having won a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album in 1961 (with husband Paul Weston) for their album Jonathan and Darlene Edwards in Paris.

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