Happy Holiday (Jo Stafford album)

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Happy Holiday
Studio album by Jo Stafford
Released 1955
Genre Traditional pop, Christmas
Label Columbia
Jo Stafford chronology
A Portrait of New Orleans Happy Holiday
(1955)
Memory Songs
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]


Happy Holiday is a 1955 album of Christmas songs and carols by Jo Stafford, accompanied by her husband Paul Weston and his orchestra. The entire family participated in the creation of this album; young Tim Weston is the small boy on the cover.[2] Stafford is also joined by The Starlighters for vocal background, just as she was after her version of The Chesterfield Supper Club moved to Hollywood.[2][3][4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Happy Holiday"
  2. "Winter Weather"
  3. "The Christmas Song"
  4. "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!"
  5. "Toyland"
  6. "March of the Toys"
  7. "Winter Wonderland"
  8. "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"
  9. "I Wonder as I Wander"
  10. "O Little Town of Bethlehem"
  11. "Silent Night"
  12. "Happy Holiday" (reprise)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Happy Holiday (Jo Stafford album) at AllMusic. Retrieved 30 August 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Credits-Happy Holiday". AllMusic. Retrieved 1 September 2011. 
  3. ^ Ad for 'Chesterfield Supper Club'. Life. 13 January 1947. Retrieved 26 November 2010. 
  4. ^ Music industry trade ad for The Starlighters. Billboard. 24 January 1948. Retrieved 6 April 2011.