Jo Stafford - Quotes

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The world is a pile of grunge.

The world is a pile of grunge.

I just learned my lyrics and tried not to bump into the trumpet player. That was my philosophy. ---->>>

Songs suffer at the mercy of the performer. ---->>>

I had a very unusual contract. Most artists actually pay for their record dates and it comes out of their royalties. I paid for nothing. ---->>>

I had four or five years in school training as a soprano. I fell into pop singing because of economics. I got out of high school and had to go work, and they weren't hiring opera singers. ---->>>

I wasn't driven. I just really loved what I did. ---->>>

I'll probably never put out another album because I'm a tough critic of my work, and I don't think I could come up to those standards any more. ---->>>

I've got a computer, but I won't go near it. ---->>>

Songwriting is an art unto itself, not to be confused with performing. ---->>>

There was never anything like it before in history. It was a different kind of joyous, happy screaming. ---->>>

Whatever fame came did so not because I sought it. ---->>>

When rock came in, I wasn't bitter about it. I was puzzled. ---->>>

You knew after eight bars that you were hearing something just absolutely new and unique. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 11-12, 1917
Die: 07-16, 2008
Occupation: Musician

Jo Elizabeth Stafford (November 12, 1917 – July 16, 2008) was an American traditional pop music singer and occasional actress, whose career spanned five decades from the late 1930s to the early 1980s. 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 1955 had achieved more worldwide record sales than any other female artist (wikipedia)