Joyful Season

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The Joyful Season
2005 reissue cover art
Studio album by Jo Stafford
Released 1964
Genre Christmas
Label Capitol
Jo Stafford chronology
Jo Stafford's Sweet Hour of Prayer The Joyful Season
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


  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.