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Jo Stafford

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Jo Elizabeth Stafford (November 12, 1917 ā€“ 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. Her 1952 song "You Belong to Me" topped the charts in the United States and United Kingdom, the record becoming the first by a female artist to reach number one on the U.K. Singles Chart.

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  • Birth name: Jo Elizabeth Stafford
  • Born: November 12, 1917 Coalinga, California, U.S.
  • Died: July 16, 2008 (aged 90) Century City, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Genres: Traditional pop
  • Years active: 1930sā€“1944 (part of vocal groups) 1944ā€“1982 (solo singer)
  • Labels: Capitol Columbia Dot Corinthian

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