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Jo Stafford

Jo Elizabeth Stafford, the third of four sisters, was born November 12, 1917 on a tract of land known as “Lease 35” in Coalinga,California. Her mother, Anna York Stafford,a distant cousin of World War I hero Alvin York was known as one of the finest five-string banjoists in Gainsboro, Tennessee. Her father, Grover Cleveland Stafford, had come West to work in the California oil fields.

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Discography

Spotlight On ... Jo...
Vanguard Jazz Showcase
1995
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Capitol Collectors...
Vanguard Jazz Showcase
1991
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The Very Best Of
Vanguard Jazz Showcase
1991
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Down Memory Lane
Vanguard Jazz Showcase
1990
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