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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Jo Stafford walked the delicate line between jazz and pop as well as any singer in the immediate postwar period, and her smooth, elegant sense of melody always put the song she was singing first, so her vocals seem to glide as effortlessly as air through the arrangements, never drawing undue attention, but always there at the center of things. This set from her Capitol years in the 1940s and early '50s does have a couple of her biggest hits "You Belong to Me," "Make Love to Me", and duets with Gordon MacRae "The Alphabet Song" and Johnny Mercer "Candy", as well as a wonderfully balanced and nuanced version of "Scarlet Ribbons," but it's really too brief a collection to be...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Jo Stafford walked the delicate line between jazz and pop as well as any singer in the immediate postwar period, and her smooth, elegant sense of melody always put the song she was singing first, so her vocals seem to glide as effortlessly as air through the arrangements, never drawing undue attention, but always there at the center of things. This set from her Capitol years in the 1940s and early '50s does have a couple of her biggest hits "You Belong to Me," "Make Love to Me", and duets with Gordon MacRae "The Alphabet Song" and Johnny Mercer "Candy", as well as a wonderfully balanced and nuanced version of "Scarlet Ribbons," but it's really too brief a collection to be anything more than a teaser.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/15/1993
  • Label: Curb Mod Afw
  • UPC: 715187761926
  • Catalog Number: 77619
  • Sales rank: 150,779

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 You Belong to Me (3:09)
  2. 2 Make Love to Me (2:37)
  3. 3 Shrimp Boats (3:00)
  4. 4 Jambalaya (On the Bayou) (2:32)
  5. 5 "A" You're Adorable (The Alphabet Song) - Gordon MacRae (2:22)
  6. 6 Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair) (2:27)
  7. 7 A Sunday Kind of Love (2:50)
  8. 8 The Gentleman Is a Dope (2:43)
  9. 9 Symphony (2:26)
  10. 10 Candy - Johnny Mercer & the Pied Pipers (3:09)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jo Stafford Primary Artist, Vocals
Gordon MacRae Track Performer
Technical Credits
Louis Prima Composer
Ben Pollack Composer
Georg Brunis Composer
Pee Wee King Composer
Redd Stewart Composer
Buddy Kaye Composer
Paul Mares Composer
Leon Roppolo Composer
Paul Weston Composer
Fred Wise Composer
Alan Copeland Composer
Don Ovens Liner Notes
Mel Stitzel Composer
Walter Melrose Composer
Anita Leonard Composer
Sidney Lippman Composer
Stan Rhodes Composer
Barbara Belle Composer
Chilton Price Composer
Paul Mason Howard Composer
William Norvas Composer
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