[Dixielandjazz] Jo Stafford (London Telegraph)
J. D. Bryce
brycejd at comcast.net
Fri Jul 18 09:03:51 PDT 2008
I'm stunned that there's nothing in the American press about the passing of
Jo Stafford. Even CNN has nothing on its website about it.
Stafford was a marvelous singer...tremendous emotional power. She hit every
note dead center with but a slight vibrato. She was a great singer.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Don Ingle" <dingle at nomadinter.net>
To: "Jack Bryce" <brycejd at comcast.net>
Cc: "Dixieland Jazz Mailing List" <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Friday, July 18, 2008 10:30 AM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Jo Stafford (London Telegraph)
> Bill Haesler wrote:
> > Dear Friends,
> > So much for internet speed internationally.
> > I sent my email advising of the sad loss of Jo Stafford at 8.28 am
> > this morning.
> > I appeared back here at 5.43 pm!
> > Over 9 hours later.
> > Probably the traffic caused by the pilgrims here to see the Pope
> > In the meantime my mate Dingo beat me by hours.
> > Oh well, at least I tried.
> > Kind regards,
> > Bill.
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> Noted with sadness. Her recording of "Tim-tay-shum " with dad was #1
> Billboard for four months and became a juke box staple for many years
> after. Nice lady, great talent and as dad once said, "one of the real
> troupers in the business -- and a class act always." To which I can
> agree easily.
> Don Ingle
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