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Jo Stafford

  • Nov 12, 1917 - Jul 16, 2008 (age 90)
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2016
The Old Rugged Cross
AlbumJan 1, 2016

The Old Rugged Cross

The Old Rugged Cross released.
2015
SongNov 20, 2015

No Other Love
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2014
Beautiful Isles
AlbumMar 4, 2014

Beautiful Isles

Beautiful Isles released.
2012
Songbirds of the 40's & 50's: Clooney, Stafford, Shore
AlbumJun 25, 2012

Songbirds of the 40's & 50's: Clooney, St…

Songbirds of the 40's & 50's: Clooney, Stafford, Shore …
Songbirds of the 40's & 50's: Clooney, Stafford, Shore released.
2010
SongJan 5, 2010

Blue Moon
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Autumn in New York and Other Classics
AlbumJan 1, 2010

Autumn in New York and Other Classics

Autumn in New York and Other Classics released.
2009
The Capitol Rarities 1943-1950
AlbumMar 24, 2009

The Capitol Rarities 1943-1950

The Capitol Rarities 1943 …
The Capitol Rarities 1943-1950 is a 2009 compilation album of songs recorded by American singer Jo Stafford. It was released on March 24, 2009, on the DRG label and is a collection of rare recordings from the earlier part of her career.
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2008
Jo Stafford
PersonalJuly 2008

Jo Stafford

Jo Stafford passed away.
Her Greatest Hits
AlbumJan 8, 2008

Her Greatest Hits

Her Greatest Hits is a 2008 compilation album of songs …
Her Greatest Hits is a 2008 compilation album of songs recorded by American artist Jo Stafford. This album, released by JSP on January 8, 2008, features over 100 of Stafford's recordings.
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2007
108 Classic Sides from a Great American Hitmaker
AlbumDec 3, 2007

108 Classic Sides from a Great America…

108 Classic Sides from a Great American Hitmaker released.
2006
Sincerely Yours
AlbumMay 9, 2006

Sincerely Yours

Sincerely Yours is a 2006 compilation album of songs …
Sincerely Yours is a 2006 compilation album of songs recorded by American singer Jo Stafford. It was released on May 9, 2006 on the Sepia Records label. The "Hollywood House Party" included on the album was a special release of Columbia Records in 1955. It was recorded at a party Stafford and husband Paul Weston gave at their home. Columbia had produced several new phonographs in 1955; part of their sales promotion for them was to give buyers of units valued at $100 or more the Columbia House Party album, which was not available any other way. One side of the album featured the party with celebrities at the Weston's California home, while the other featured Mitch Miller's New York City party. Those who attended the Weston's Hollywood house party and are heard on this album include Liberace, Dave Brubeck and Frankie Laine.
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2005
SongMay 9, 2005

Manhattan Serenade
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SongMay 9, 2005

Long Ago (And Far Away)
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2004
Stars of the Summer Night
AlbumJul 13, 2004

Stars of the Summer Night

Stars of the Summer Night released.
The Columbia Singles Collection, Vol. 1
AlbumFeb 17, 2004

The Columbia Singles Collection, Vol. 1

'The Columbia Singles …
'The Columbia Singles Collection, Vol. 1' is a compilation album of songs recorded by American singer Jo Stafford during her time at Columbia Records. This album was released by Corinthian Records, the company founded by Stafford and her husband, Paul Weston, on February 17, 2004.
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2003
Meet Jo Stafford
AlbumApr 29, 2003

Meet Jo Stafford

Meet Jo Stafford released.
The Best of Jo Stafford
AlbumMar 13, 2003

The Best of Jo Stafford

The Best of Jo Stafford released.
2001
Best of the War Years
AlbumJul 10, 2001

Best of the War Years

Best of the War Years released.
Jo Stafford on Capitol
AlbumJun 12, 2001

Jo Stafford on Capitol

Jo Stafford on Capitol is a …
Jo Stafford on Capitol is a 2001 compilation album of songs recorded by American singer Jo Stafford. It was released on the Collectors' Choice label on June 12, 2001.
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The Columbia Hits Collection
AlbumJan 1, 2001

The Columbia Hits Collection

The Columbia Hits Collection …
The Columbia Hits Collection is a 2001 compilation album of songs recorded by the American singer Jo Stafford. It was released by Corinthian Records on January 1, 2001.
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2000
Blues in the Night
AlbumMay 15, 2000

Blues in the Night

Blues in the Night released.
Autumn in New York/Starring Jo Stafford
AlbumApr 4, 2000

Autumn in New York/Starring Jo Stafford

Autumn in New York/Starring Jo Stafford released.
1999
Happy Holidays: I Love the Winter Weather
AlbumOct 12, 1999

Happy Holidays: I Love the Winter Weather

Happy Holidays: I Love the …
Happy Holidays: I Love the Winter Weather is a 1999 compilation album of seasonal songs recorded by American singer Jo Stafford. It was released by Corinthian Records, the label founded by Stafford and her husband Paul Weston on October 12, 1999.
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1998
Walkin' My Baby Back Home
AlbumJan 1, 1998

Walkin' My Baby Back Home

Walkin' My Baby Back Home …
Walkin' My Baby Back Home is a 1998 compilation album of songs recorded by the American singer Jo Stafford. The album was released by See For Miles Records on January 1, 1998.
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1997
Award1997

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
1996
Music of My Life
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AlbumJan 12, 1996

Music of My Life

Music of My Life is a 1996 compilation album by Jo …
Music of My Life is a 1996 compilation album by Jo Stafford.
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1995
16 Most Requested Songs
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AlbumMay 16, 1995

16 Most Requested Songs

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16 Most Requested Songs is a 1995 compilation album of songs recorded by American female singer Jo Stafford.
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1994
Portrait Edition
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AlbumAug 30, 1994

Portrait Edition

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Portrait Edition is a three disc box set compilation album released by Sony Entertainment and featuring songs recorded by American singer Jo Stafford. The album was released by Sony on August 30, 1994.
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1993
Jonathan and Darlene's Greatest Hits
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AlbumSep 11, 1993

Jonathan and Darlene's Greatest Hits

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Jonathan and Darlene's Greatest Hits is a 1993 compilation album of songs by Paul Weston and Jo Stafford recorded in the guise of Jonathan and Darlene Edwards, a New Jersey lounge act who performed deliberately off-key, putting their own interpretation on popular songs. The album was released by Corinthian Records on September 11, 1993.
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SongSep 1, 1993

Teach Me Tonight
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1991
Capitol Collectors Series
AlbumMar 18, 1991

Capitol Collectors Series

Capitol Collectors Series is a …
Capitol Collectors Series is a compilation album of songs by Jo Stafford. It was released on the Capitol Records label on March 18, 1991, and is a collection of her best known hits during the 1940s.
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1987
Broadway Revisited
AlbumJan 1, 1987

Broadway Revisited

Broadway Revisited released.
1964
The Hits of Jo Stafford
AlbumJan 1, 1964

The Hits of Jo Stafford

The Hits of Jo Stafford is a …
The Hits of Jo Stafford is a 1964 album by Jo Stafford, issued by Capitol Records as catalog number ST-1921. It consists of songs she helped make famous, re-recorded in stereo.
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1963
The Danny Kaye Show
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TV ShowSep 25, 1963

The Danny Kaye Show

The Danny Kaye Show is an American variety show …
The Danny Kaye Show is an American variety show hosted by Danny Kaye that aired on CBS from 1963 to 1967 on Wednesday nights. Directed by Robert Scheerer, the show premiered in black-and-white, but later switched to color broadcasts. At the time, Kaye was at the height of his popularity, having starred in a string of successful films in the 1940s and '50's, made successful personal appearances at such venues as the London Palladium, and appeared many times on television. His most recent films had been considered disappointing, but the television specials he starred in were triumphant, leading to this series. Prior to his television and film career, Kaye had made a name for himself with his own radio show, and numerous other guest appearances on other shows.
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The Sid Caesar Show
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TV ShowSep 19, 1963

The Sid Caesar Show

The Sid Caesar Show was a 1958 television film.
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Peace in the Valley
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AlbumJan 1, 1963

Peace in the Valley

Peace in the Valley is a 1963 album by Jo Stafford and …
Peace in the Valley is a 1963 album by Jo Stafford and Gordon MacRae.
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1962
Whispering Hope
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AlbumJan 1, 1962

Whispering Hope

Whispering Hope is an album by Jo Stafford and Gordon …
Whispering Hope is an album by Jo Stafford and Gordon MacRae. It was released in 1962. The lead song though was originally recorded in 1949, and reached No 4 on the charts.
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1961
The Jo Stafford Show
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TV ShowSep 9, 1961

The Jo Stafford Show

The Jo Stafford Show is a nine-episode British television …
The Jo Stafford Show is a nine-episode British television programme which aired in the United Kingdom on a fortnightly basis starting 9 September 1961. It was presented by the singer Jo Stafford, who was joined on stage by guests from the world of music and television; each episode was based on a particular theme. The show was broadcast in the United Kingdom, and was also aired internationally.
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1960
Jo + Jazz
AlbumAug 10, 1960

Jo + Jazz

Jo + Jazz is a 1960 album recorded by Jo Stafford on Columbia …
Jo + Jazz is a 1960 album recorded by Jo Stafford on Columbia Records. The album was also re-released in 1993 by Corinthian Records. For this album, Stafford is backed by a line-up of noted jazz musicians including Conte Candoli, Don Fagerquist, Russ Freeman, Johnny Hodges, Mel Lewis, Ray Nance, Jimmy Rowles and Ben Webster, who were under the orchestration of Johnny Mandel. The album attracted very little attention when it was originally released by Columbia. It was not recognized as a noteworthy jazz album until Corinthian Records, owned by Stafford and her husband, Paul Weston, re-released it.
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Award1960

Best Comedy Album

Won award for "Jonathan and Darlene Edwards in Paris".
Grammy Award
Nomination1960

Best Comedy Album

Nominated for "Jonathan and Darlene Edwards in Paris".
Grammy Award
1959
Startime
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TV ShowOct 6, 1959

Startime

Startime is an anthology show of drama, comedy, and variety, …
Startime is an anthology show of drama, comedy, and variety, and was one of the first American television shows broadcast in color. The program was aired Tuesday nights in the United States on the NBC Television network in the 1959–1960 television season.
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The Bell Telephone Hour
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TV ShowJan 12, 1959

The Bell Telephone Hour

The Bell Telephone Hour …
The Bell Telephone Hour (also known as The Telephone Hour) is a concert series which began April 29, 1940, on NBC Radio and was heard on NBC until June 30, 1958. Sponsored by Bell Telephone as the name implies, it showcased the best in classical and Broadway music, reaching eight to nine million listeners each week. It continued on television from 1959 to 1968. Throughout the program's run on both radio and television, the studio orchestra on the program was conducted by Donald Voorhees.
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Ballad of the Blues
AlbumJan 1, 1959

Ballad of the Blues

Ballad of the Blues is an album by vocalist Jo Stafford that was …
Ballad of the Blues is an album by vocalist Jo Stafford that was released in 1959. She is supported by the Starlighters, a male vocal quartet, and an orchestra led by Paul Weston, her husband. Stafford sings pop, jazz, and blues songs which form a concept album. These include cover versions of traditional songs such as "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen", "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child", and "Lover Man" in addition to original songs written by Alan and Marilyn Bergman.
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1958
The Garry Moore Show
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TV ShowSep 30, 1958

The Garry Moore Show

The Garry Moore Show is the name for several separate …
The Garry Moore Show is the name for several separate American variety series on the CBS television network in the 1950s and 1960s. Hosted by experienced radio performer Garry Moore, the series helped launch the careers of many comedic talents, such as Dorothy Loudon, Don Adams, George Gobel, Carol Burnett, Don Knotts, Lee Goodman, James Kirkwood, Jr., and Jonathan Winters. The Garry Moore Show garnered a number of Emmy nominations and wins.
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1957
The Frank Sinatra Show
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TV ShowOct 18, 1957

The Frank Sinatra Show

The Frank Sinatra Show released.
Once Over Lightly
AlbumJan 1, 1957

Once Over Lightly

Once Over Lightly is a 1957 album by Jo Stafford. On this album …
Once Over Lightly is a 1957 album by Jo Stafford. On this album she is accompanied by Art Van Damme Quintet. Once Over Lightly was released on the Columbia label.
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1956
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
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TV ShowOct 5, 1956

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show

The Dinah Shore Chevy …
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show is an American variety series hosted by Dinah Shore, and broadcast on NBC from October 1956 to May 1963. The series was sponsored by the Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors and its theme song, sung by Shore, was "See the U.S.A. in Your Chevrolet", which continued to be used in Chevrolet advertising for several more years after the cancellation of the show.
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The Ford Show
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TV ShowOct 4, 1956

The Ford Show

The Ford Show (also known as The Ford Show, Starring …
The Ford Show (also known as The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford and The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show) is an American variety program, starring singer and folk humorist Tennessee Ernie Ford, which aired on NBC on Thursday evenings from October 4, 1956, to June 29, 1961. The show was sponsored by the Ford Motor Company, whose founders shared a last name with the host but had no known relation. Beginning in September 1958, the show was telecast in color.
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The Steve Allen Show
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TV ShowJun 24, 1956

The Steve Allen Show

The Steve Allen Show was an American variety show …
The Steve Allen Show was an American variety show hosted by Steve Allen from June 1956 to June 1960 on NBC, from September 1961 to December 1961 on ABC, and in first-run syndication from 1962 to 1964.
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Ski Trails
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AlbumJan 1, 1956

Ski Trails

Ski Trails is a 1956 album by Jo Stafford, with …
Ski Trails is a 1956 album by Jo Stafford, with accompaniment by Paul Weston and His Orchestra, The Starlighters, and the Norman Luboff Choir. Most of its songs have a winter theme. Originally released on Columbia Records, the album was reissued in the 1970s on Stafford and Weston's Corinthian Records label.
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Nomination1956

Favourite US Female Singer

Nominated for NME Award …
Nominated for NME Award for Favourite US Female Singer.
NME Award
SongJan 1, 1956

Moonlight in Vermont
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1955
Nomination1955

Favourite US Female Singer

Nominated for NME Award …
Nominated for NME Award for Favourite US Female Singer.
NME Award
Songs of Scotland
AlbumJan 1, 1955

Songs of Scotland

Songs of Scotland is a 1955 album by Jo Stafford. It was …
Songs of Scotland is a 1955 album by Jo Stafford. It was released on January 1, 1955 on the Columbia label and features Stafford backed by the Paul Weston Orchestra. The lyrics are all taken from traditional Scottish poetry, many from the work of Robert Burns, with the music written by Alton Rinker.
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Nomination1955

Best Female Singer

Nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Best Female Singer.
Primetime Emmy Award
Memory Songs
AlbumJan 1, 1955

Memory Songs

Memory Songs is a 1955 album by Jo Stafford and Gordon …
Memory Songs is a 1955 album by Jo Stafford and Gordon MacRae.
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1954
The George Gobel Show
TV ShowOct 2, 1954

The George Gobel Show

For Gobel's half-hour series, …
For Gobel's half-hour series, he used a successful comedy format of a monologue segment, followed by a story set up segment, then a musical interlude with the show's girl singer, then the main skit with the guest performers.
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Shower of Stars
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TV ShowSep 30, 1954

Shower of Stars

Shower of Stars (also known as Chrysler Shower of Stars) is …
Shower of Stars (also known as Chrysler Shower of Stars) is an American variety television series broadcast live in the United States from 1954 to 1958 by CBS. The series was broadcast in color which was a departure from the usual programming broadcast by CBS.
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1953
Starring Jo Stafford
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AlbumJan 1, 1953

Starring Jo Stafford

Starring Jo Stafford is a 1953 album by Jo Stafford,with …
Starring Jo Stafford is a 1953 album by Jo Stafford,with Paul Weston and His Orchestra accompaniment by The Starlighters and The Pied Pipers. The album was re-released in 1997 on a CD along with Autumn in New York by EMI.
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1952
The Jackie Gleason Show
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TV ShowSep 20, 1952

The Jackie Gleason Show

The Jackie Gleason Show is …
The Jackie Gleason Show is the name of a series of American network television shows that starred Jackie Gleason, which ran from 1952 to 1970, in various forms.
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Paul Weston
Relationship1952

Paul Weston

Paul Weston (born Paul Wetstein, March 12, 1912 – September …
Paul Weston (born Paul Wetstein, March 12, 1912 – September 20, 1996) was an American pianist, arranger, composer, and conductor who worked in music and television from the 1930s to the 1970s, pioneering mood music and becoming known as "the Father of Mood Music". His compositions include popular music songs such as "I Should Care", "Day by Day", and "Shrimp Boats". He also wrote classical pieces, including "Crescent City Suite" and religious music, authoring several hymns and masses.
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1951
The Red Skelton Show
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TV ShowSep 30, 1951

The Red Skelton Show

The Red Skelton Show is an American television …
The Red Skelton Show is an American television comedy/variety show that, from 1951 to 1971, was an entertainment staple and an institution to a generation of viewers. It was second to Gunsmoke (1955–1975) and third to The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971) in the ratings during that time. In the decade prior to hosting the show, Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton had a successful career as a radio and motion pictures star. Although his television series is largely associated with CBS, where it appeared for more than sixteen years, it actually began and ended on NBC. During its run, the program received three Emmy Awards, for Skelton as best comedian and the program as best comedy show during its initial season, and an award for comedy writing in 1961. In 1959 Skelton also received a Golden Globe for Best TV Show.
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1950
What's My Line?
TV ShowFeb 2, 1950

What's My Line?

What's My Line? is a panel game show that originally ran in the …
What's My Line? is a panel game show that originally ran in the United States on the CBS Television Network from 1950 to 1967, with a dozen international versions and subsequent U.S. revivals. The game uses celebrity panelists to question contestants in order to determine their occupation, i.e., "line [of work]," with panelists being called on to identify a weekly celebrity "mystery guest" while blindfolded. It is the longest-running U.S. primetime network television game-show. Moderated by John Charles Daly and with regular panelists Dorothy Kilgallen, Arlene Francis, and Bennett Cerf, What's My Line? won three Emmy Awards for "Best Quiz or Audience Participation Show" in 1952, 1953, and 1958 and the Golden Globe for Best TV Show in 1962.
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Songs for Sunday Evening
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AlbumJan 1, 1950

Songs for Sunday Evening

Songs for Sunday Evening is …
Songs for Sunday Evening is a 1950 album by Jo Stafford and Gordon MacRae.
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Autumn in New York
AlbumJan 1, 1950

Autumn in New York

Autumn in New York is a 1950 album by Jo Stafford, re …
Autumn in New York is a 1950 album by Jo Stafford, re-released in 1955 with extra tracks, and again in 1997. With Paul Weston And His Orchestra. The album was re-released in 1997 on CD along with 1953's Starring Jo Stafford on the EMI label.
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American Folk Songs
AlbumJan 1, 1950

American Folk Songs

American Folk Songs is a 1948 album by Jo Stafford. The …
American Folk Songs is a 1948 album by Jo Stafford. The original release featured six songs on three 78-RPM discs. Two songs were added in 1950 to its first release as a long-playing record. Since the 1962 re-release, the album has featured twelve popular folk songs. The album was not done in a traditional manner; Stafford was backed by Paul Weston's orchestra for all the cuts. The Saturday Review records review column described the album as "of its own excellence.
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1949
Kiss Me, Kate
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AlbumJan 1, 1949

Kiss Me, Kate

Kiss Me, Kate is a 1949 album of songs from the musical of …
Kiss Me, Kate is a 1949 album of songs from the musical of the same name recorded by American singer Jo Stafford, and actor and singer Gordon Macrae. The album was released on January 1, 1949, on Columbia Records. In its records' review column, Saturday Review called this the best album of tunes from the show outside the original cast album.
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1948
The Perry Como Show
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TV ShowDec 24, 1948

The Perry Como Show

Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on …
Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast ...
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1945
Rhythm Round-Up
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MovieSep 7, 1945

Rhythm Round-Up

Hezzie (Paul Trietsch), a member of the unemployed radio …
Hezzie (Paul Trietsch), a member of the unemployed radio performers, The Hoosier Hotshots, learns he has won a hotel in Arizona. But before he can legally acquire it, back taxes must be ...
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1943
Gals, Incorporated
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MovieJul 9, 1943

Gals, Incorporated

"Gals, Incorporated" is a nightclub sponsored by elderly playboy …
"Gals, Incorporated" is a nightclub sponsored by elderly playboy Cornelius Rensington III that features Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra, with all the other employees and entertainers being beautiful girls. Molly is president of the corporation and Gwen is head of the executive staff. Jennifer Rensington, Cornelius' sister, threatens to cut off his share of the family income unless he settles down and gets married. The girls persuade the unwilling Molly to pose as Cornelius' wife. The sister arrives with Bill Rensington, Cornelius' son by a former marriage. Molly, while attracted to Bill, has to play out her role and Bill, thinking she has married his father for his money, turns his attention to Gwen, a scheming mercenary. Gwen arranges for Bill to cross the state line with her and get married, but Cornelius and the other girls catch up before the ceremony can be performed. Bill is told the truth about the hoax, and gathers Molly up in his arms.
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1917
Jo Stafford
BirthNovember 1917

Jo Stafford

Jo Stafford was born.
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