Joyful Season

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The Joyful Season
2005 reissue cover art
Studio album by Jo Stafford
Released 1964
Genre Christmas
Label Capitol
DRG[1]
Jo Stafford chronology
Jo Stafford's Sweet Hour of Prayer The Joyful Season
(1964)
Getting Sentimental over Tommy Dorsey
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

The Joyful Season is a 1964 Christmas album by Jo Stafford. It is unique in that the only vocal performer on the album is Stafford; she accomplished this through multi-tracking.[3][4] The album was re-released in 2005 by DRG.[1][5][6]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Little Drummer Boy
  2. Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
  3. Deck the Halls
  4. White Christmas
  5. Jingle Bells
  6. Merry Christmas
  7. Christmas is the Season
  8. O Little Town of Bethlehem
  9. Silver Bells
  10. Winter Wonderland
  11. Silent Night
  12. Gesu Bambino
  13. Ave Maria
  14. Christmas Medley #1: Hark the Herald Angels Sing/The First Noel/O Come All Ye Faithful
  15. Christmas Medley #2: Joy to the World/It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
  16. Toys for Tots

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Joyful Season". DRG. Retrieved 9 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Joyful Season at AllMusic. Retrieved 30 August 2011.
  3. ^ "The Joyful Season (Capitol Records ad)". The Deseret News. 16 November 1964. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  4. ^ Bill Reed (2000). "An Interview With Jo". Songbirds. Retrieved 13 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Joyful Season". Venerable Music. Retrieved 12 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "Joyful Season-credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 1 September 2011.