Remembering Sweetheart Songstress Jo Stafford

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Stafford performed in a comedic cabaret act with her husband. They appeared as their alter egos, Jonathan and Darlene Edwards. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Jo Stafford

Stafford performed in a comedic cabaret act with her husband. They appeared as their alter egos, Jonathan and Darlene Edwards.

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Jazz singer Jo Stafford died of congestive heart failure Wednesday. She was 90.

Stafford was a favorite entertainer of soldiers during World War II. She and her husband, pianist Paul Weston, also performed a bad cabaret act as their alter egos, Jonathan and Darlene Edwards.

Fresh Air broadcasts an archival interview with Stafford and Weston in remembrance.

Jo Stafford and Paul Weston's interview was originally broadcast on Mar. 24, 1988.

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