Achievements

 

It has been a long 6 year wait for the BRAND NEW CD from
Australia’s Country Music Legend
JEAN STAFFORDTaking time off the road to write this album Jean has taken her coat off and recorded 10 of her latest writings in Nashville USA
Has already been acclaimed by critics both in Australia and Nashville as the greatest Country Album she has recorded over her illustrious career

“Let the Dance Begin”

Recorded in Nashville

With the true legendary musicians of Country Music including:-
Steel Guitars Lloyd Green and John Hughey
(Lloyd recording again after a 12 year break due to ill health)
Pig Robbins on Piano,
Gene Chrisman (the Memphis Drum legend)
(Mr. Guitar) Brent Mason
Just to name a few……

As it was said in Nashville Quote:-
Jean Stafford is true country

 

Ten Great Tracks from JEAN STAFFORD

DUE for Release February 2005

“ Let the Dance Begin 

This entire album was recorded live with 11 great musicians and singers doing what they do best
(Something) the musicians commented about when recording, no gimmicks, no electronic touch ups just a great and talented singer/ songwriter.

 

The first single will be released on NFS in February 2005


STEELIN’ THE 2 STEP

A tribute to the Steel Guitar in a western swing band with the great pedal steel guitarist John Hughey.

This CD contains a selection of true country, country ballads, country Gospel And Contemporary country.

A great choice for every country music lover
To listen and dance to.

So if you enjoy real Country Music, then start the year 2005 with the album you’ve been asking for;

JEAN STAFFORD
(Let the dance Begin)


It was WORTH the WAIT. 

Together,
We can
Let the Dance Begin

Shaman-Jean

Jean has received
Double Platinum and Gold Albums
National Chart success
5 No.1 hits, 10 top ten hits, 2 No.1 Albums

 

 

Black Opal International Songwriting” Award 1995
Service to the Industry Award” NSW 1995
Service to the Industry Award” South Australia & NSW 1996
No. 3 single Duet with JIMMY LITTLE in Australia, 1996 

 

jean & jimmy

Jean Stafford & Jimmy Little
Meet with a Fan
on a Australian Tour
in North Queensland

 

Jean Stafford
No. 1. Single “A Woman’s work” Australia 1997Recorded a Duet with Miss KITTY WELLS and the JORDANAIRES / USA
It wasn’t God who made Honky Tonk Angels” 1998
Presented 2 Gold Albums (CD) “Finest Collection” &”That say’s it all
on stage by Miss Kitty Wells on behalf of Dino Music 1998Jean Stafford
Appointed
“Honorary Commissioner for Tourism”
From the State of Tasmania
to the USA
1992
Honorary Commissioner for Tourism

Jean Stafford’s favourite Charity

Roo Gully is a working wildlife sanctuary, and Wildlife Education Centre,
situated in the south west of Western Australia,
that specialises in the care of injured, sick and orphaned marsupials.
PO Box 52
Boyup Brook
Western Australia. 6244
Phone: (08) 97651514
Phone (International): 61+897 651514
Mobile: 0429 651510 

 

Jack Daniel’s Distillery 
Jean at Jack Daniel’s Distillery at Lynchburg Tennessee USA
Jean was a VIP guest of the company as
“Tasmanian Ambassador for Tourism” to the USA,
And the “Queen of Country Music of Australia”.

Cheeoke council room
Jean Stafford
guest of the Cherokee Indian Nation
North Carolina USA in the Council Room
with the Dpt. Chief on left and
Chief Johnathon Taylor on the right
1991 

 

Jean Stafford
Presented the
KEYS TO THE CITY
of Nashville USA,
by the Mayor of Nashville
June 1991 for services to Country Music in America

Presented with the TENNESSEE STATE FLAG

Jean Stafford Presented with the
TENNESSEE STATE FLAG
by Mr. John Arriola State Representive,
on behalf of the Tennessee Government and the Citizens of Tennessee
at the State Capital Building
Nashville Tnn.
1991 

 

Jean Stafford
Appointed
HONORARY CITIZEN
of the State of TENNESSEE
by Govener Ned McWherter
1991
For services to Country Music in America 
Citizenship

Australian State of New South Wales
Premier of the state of NSW Mr. Nick Greiner MHA presented Jean an
“AUSTRALIAN FLAG”
and a letter of recommendation and support to the Governor of Tennessee
Tamworth (Australia’s Country Music Capital)
The Mayor of Tamworth, Mr. David John presented Jean an “Tamworth City FLAG”
and a letter of recommendation and support to the Mayor of Nashville.

“The American Connection”

Jean Stafford toured and performed in five USA States

Tom T
Jean, Tom T. Hall &
Princess Beatrice Von Ferstanburg
from Germany
At Tom T.’s home at a Dinner Party in Nashville.
Jean and Tom T. have remained friends,
Catching up with each other when possible

 

Shaman-Jean & Slim Whitman

Jean & Slim Whitman
Toured Australia with
“SLIM WHITMAN” from the USA
in 1988 & 1989.
(On special request by Slim personally.)

 

Headlined Auckland Gold Guitar Awards 1988, presented with a
New Zealand Gold Guitar Award “service to the industry”

 

Inaugural ARIA Awards 1987

The first year for the ARIA Awards had no Country Music category.
Jean Stafford was voted in as the only Country Music Artist finalist as an equal
across all facets of the music industry for Female Vocalist of the Year

The Nomination came from her 3rd EMI album “Burning Bright”

CLASSIC JEAN STAFFORD” No.1 album, Achieved Double Platinum
ARTIST OF THE YEAR” by the fans of Australia 1991

 

Jean Stafford ,
with the MO Award
for
“Female Country Performer
of the year”
1991
With Host, Ray Martin
on National TV
“The MID-DAY SHOW”

mo award

 

Shaman-Jean Stafford and Frank IfieldJean Stafford first toured with
International Country Music Star
“FRANK IFIELD”
in Tasmania.

Appeared at FANFAIR as special guest Nashville USA

How America saw
Jean Stafford
for her first performance
at Fanfair
Nashville TN.
1983

How America saw Shaman-Jean Stafford for her first performance at Fanfair Nashville TN 1983

Inducted into the “WAXWORKS OF STARS” in Tamworth, Australia

(See Biography Page for photo & Details)

GOLD! GOLD! GOLD! for this
Golden Voiced Girl of Country Music

Lucky Jean
Lucky Starr
presenting Jean
with one of her
Golden Guitar Awards

 

Winner of 3 Golden Guitars
Australasian Country Music Awards for “Female Vocalist of the Year”
Now under the banner of the CMAA
Jean Stafford was the first and the youngest
Australian born female
ever to win a Golden Guitar for “Female Vocalist of the Year”
 

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