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She is, in every way, a legendary American artist; the winner of 11 Grammys and a National Medal of the Arts, a revered performer with over 100 million records sold worldwide—which includes no fewer than 31 gold and platinum records to her credit. She is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Where Linda Ronstadt is concerned, I am that guy. If forced to, I could list for you each of her singles in the order of their release. And the B-sides, of course. I can tell you the catalog number of Prisoner in Disguise, the very best Ronstadt album ever recorded, and the chart positions of each of the three hits ...

Bonnie Raitt (“Home”), Wynonna Judd (“Tell Me Why”) and Linda Ronstadt are among the huge names who have tapped Bonoff's talents, resulting in ... stage with countless other artists that have worked with or influenced Bonoff including brother James, Joni Mitchell, Linda Ronstadt, Fleetwood Mac, Jimmy ...
A few numbers: $16.5 million (the amount of money each thief will receive from the heist) and five years, eight months and 12 days (Debbie's prison term). Oh, and the song accompanying the clip: Linda Ronstadt's “You're No Good,” from 1974. Warner Bros. might need to offer up more to get moviegoers to ...
Canadian singer-songwriter Delta Jackson is premiering her version of "Willin'," a song originally performed by Little Feat and also covered by Linda Ronstadt, exclusively for readers of The Boot. Press play below to listen. It's more fitting to say that Jackson is covering Ronstadt's version of "Willin'" than the ...
MILTON-FREEWATER — BJ the DJ will spin the tunes of popular music singer Linda Ronstadt, who has enjoyed a long, varied career as a recording artist. BJ promises a solid three hours of tunes. The fun begins at 7 p.m. in the Wesley United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 816 S. Main St. Admission is ...

MILTON-FREEWATER — Enjoying a long and varied career as a recording artist, Linda Ronstadt scored her first hit record, “Different Drum,” as part of a trio called the Stone Poneys in late 1967. Over the next three decades, Ronstadt had dozens of singles and albums on the charts. They included pop ...
... up her sassy audition original “21st Century Machine” with another feminist anthem about “fragile masculinity”, dedicated to a boy who told her women belong in the kitchen. Clearly, this not-at-all-fragile woman belongs on the stage. Her song had a playful Cali-girl vibe (think Carly Simon, Linda Ronstadt, ...
Karla Bonoff has been described as one of the finest singer/songwriters of her generation. Karla has seen her songs become hits for artists such as Bonnie Raitt (“Home”) Wynonna Judd (“Tell Me Why”) and Linda Ronstadt, who has recorded a number of her songs including “Someone To Lay Down Beside ...
But the most important consideration is his musicianship — (he's) played on a lot of albums ... with James Taylor, Bob Dylan, Rod Stewart, Linda Ronstadt. “I've seen him a couple times live, and it's quite an experience,” Waring said. “He's been on my radar for quite a while, and I think the good people of ...
... to be able to see themselves in the songs and identify with the songs in a way.” Ortega introduces a new concept to her music at the end of Liberty with “Gracias a la Vida,” or “thanks to life.” It's sung completely in Spanish, and inspired by Ortega's own Mexican roots and Arizona singer Linda Ronstadt.
Linda Ronstadt Talks About Disease That Silenced Her Grammy-Winning Singing VoiceA multiple Grammy Award winning voice has been silenced by a debilitating disease. Now, Linda Ronstadt opens up about her life in an exclusive interview. Is It Really Illegal To Pick A California Poppy?The California ...
Linda Ronstadt is the artist she's probably drawn the greatest number of comparisons to in her own work. Like Ronstadt once did, Andrews now places supple, expressive vocal performances front and center in handsomely melodic compositions and folk-rock arrangements with soft country, soul and pop ...
Working with her and Linda Ronstadt was the definition of fun. We laughed a lot, and we worked. Did we get greedy about how many solos we were getting? No! We had to make sure Linda was singing enough! I've lived a very harmonious life. I just turned 70, and when I look back I really think I must have ...
The 79-year-old Jerry Brown sure isn't anything like the 36-year-old Jerry Brown who slept on a mattress and dated Linda Ronstadt during his first tour as California governor. Over the last eight years, he's done an outstanding job of maintaining liberal values but leavening them with a pragmatism that ...
Anchored by “Lose Again,” a hopeful song about a lousy romance and one of three compositions from the LP famously covered by Linda Ronstadt on her Hasten Down the Wind album, Bonoff's debut was a stunning surprise in an era that was scrambling — thanks to Ronstadt's recent chart success — to ...
Throughout his career, Lindley has also been one of Hollywood's most in-demand session musicians, lending his skills to the recorded works of Bob Dylan, Rod Stewart, Linda Ronstadt, Crosby and Nash, Warren Zevon and many others. In solo performance, Lindley weaves together traditional tunes drawn from many ...

Parkinson's disease has notched up some high profile scalps over the years, including actor Michael J Fox, former crooner Linda Ronstadt and late great pugilist Muhammad Ali. But the incurable brain disease, which leaves victims with the shakes, rigid limbs and actions slowed to a crawl, cuts a broad, ...
Among the acts who recorded Chip's songs were Janis Joplin, The Hollies, Linda Ronstadt, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Fuller, Anne Murray, Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings. He had always been a gambler, but he took it on full time in the early '80s and continued on a winning streak until the mid-'90s.
Laura Berger is bringing back her Linda Ronstadt tribute, performing once again at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center where she appeared last year. Last August's performance was part of when she launched the tribute to Ronstadt, Berger said. With nobody else doing a tribute to her, this show is ...
Their mutual influences are heroes of the folk and roots scene: Linda Ronstadt, John Hartford, Emmylou Harris, Gillian Welch, Tim O'Brien. “We keep discovering albums we all love,” says O'Donovan – “like that Vampire Weekend record!” interjects Jarosz – “and the great thing about writing with friends is ...
Linda Ronstadt: 'I don't like any of my albums'. The country music legend has won 11 Grammys, made 28 studio albums and worked with everyone from Paul Simon to Frank Zappa. She says listening to any of it now is horrifying. Laura Barton. Thu 28 Sep 2017 08.39 EDT Last modified on Fri 9 Feb 2018 13.37 EST.
“Linda Ronstadt: The Tribute,” 7 p.m., Elks Theatre, 117 E Gurley St. www.prescottelkstheater.com. Cowboy Poetry & Cowboy Band, 7 p.m., presented by the Dewey-Humboldt Historical Society. 928-277-5609 or deweyhumboldthistoricalsociety.org. Saturday Night Talk Series, “Maturing on the Path: ...
Laura Berger is bringing back her Linda Ronstadt tribute, performing once again at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center where she appeared last year. Last August's performance was part of when she launched the tribute to Ronstadt, Berger said. With nobody else doing a tribute to her, this show is ...
Linda Ronstadt is known for her ability to perform in both country and pop genres. In 1974, she released an album, “Heart Like a Wheel.” One of the singles was the now-classic, “You're No Good.” By February 15, 1975, both the album and the single, “You're No Good” reached No. 1 on their respective ...
Before Valentine's Day, love is in the air. But sometimes, love hurts. It's a harsh reality that many Mexicans deal with by listening to rancheras, traditional songs from Mexico's countryside that you can put on when you need a good cry. One young woman found a connection to her ancestors through the ...
The other person, and in many ways the most genuine talent in the SoCal story, is Linda Ronstadt. A native of Tucson, Arizona, that wonderful desert burgh that, appropriately enough, I am visiting this week, Ronstadt moved to Los Angeles, where there was a thriving music scene and a record business ...
The Hope Camp historic site sits near the base of Tucson's Rincon Mountains, wrapped in high desert grasslands, flood plains and thorny vegetation. What remains of the long-abandoned cattle-herding camp is a barbed-wire-riddled spread of dusty concrete troughs, corroded water tanks and a windmill ...
Linda Ronstadt. Muhammad Ali. Kirk Gibson. Jesse Jackson. And now Neil Diamond. Each time a celebrity comes public with a diagnosis, it brings awareness to the cause and the general public. It's also another opportunity to raise money needed to create programs for Parkinson's patients and more ...
Describing the heady, collegial California comedy scene in which he first saw Williams perform, David Letterman somehow says everything he needs to by noting that, in those days, the state was led by a governor who was dating Linda Ronstadt. (He goes on to say that he and those in his circle started off ...
1987 – Wins a Grammy, with Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt, for Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group for the album, “Trio.” 1987-1988 – Parton's primetime variety show on ABC, “Dolly,” airs for one season. 1988 – Establishes the Dollywood Foundation. 1992 – Whitney Houston releases her ...
Danny Zelisko Presents the iconic Linda Ronstadt for “A Conversation with Linda” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. ”A Conversation with Linda” is a spectacular, big screen multi-media journey through the life of Linda Ronstadt, featuring the iconic singer's personal ...
And of course, Carlos Santana performed his epic "Smooth" in 2000 when he swept the awards. Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee are slated to join the ranks on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. ET on CBS, live from Madison Square Garden. See some of the past Latin performances below. Linda Ronstadt ...
TUCSON -- Danny Zelisko presents Tucson's own rock and roll legend, Linda Ronstadt in “A Conversation with Linda” on April 29 at the Fox Tucson Theater. “A Conversation with Linda” is a screen multi-media journey through the life of Ronstadt. The screening includes videos, photos, her music, and ...
Linda Ronstadt's journey as a musician spanned more than four decades from her debut as a member of The Stone Poneys to her final live performance in 2011. Along the way, she earned a reputation as one of rock and pop music's most versatile female vocalists, with an unmistakable voice as strong and ...
Award-winning theater producer Joseph Papp is negotiating with the Walt Disney organization to acquire the legitimate theater rights to the 1937 film version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The stage version would include the film's original songs and would feature Linda Ronstadt in the leading role.
Arista RecordsHit recordings by Whitney Houston and Linda Ronstadt are among the inductees into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Songs and albums are eligible for induction after 25 years, and they must exhibit "qualitative or historical significance." There are 25 new titles going into the Hall this year: among ...
”A Conversation with Linda” is a spectacular, big screen multi-media journey through the life of Linda Ronstadt, featuring the iconic singer's personal recounting of her four-decade career, assisted by videos, rare personal photos, and music, including a look at some of the behind-the-scenes events that ...
On the other hand, if Linda Ronstadt were opening for them, I'd be first in line. Aaah, Linda. But where was I? Oh, yes. My almost criminal lack of interest in ... That's one amazing band. I almost wish I had feelings for them. On the other hand, I'll save enough money to buy about 700 used Linda Ronstadt LPs.
Linda Ronstadt said “River” was an obvious choice when she recorded her own holiday album, “A Merry Little Christmas,” in 2000. Ronstadt said at the time that she'd never discussed the meaning of the song with her old friend, Mitchell. But she had some ideas about what might have inspired it — possibly ...
In addition to charting with her own recordings, Bonoff has seen her songs become hits for Bonnie Raitt, Wynona Judd and Linda Ronstadt. She tours extensively, playing sold out shows around the world. She has top hits in "All My Life," "Someone to Lay Down Beside Me," "Tell Me Why" and "Lose Again.".
For some strange reason though, Linda Ronstadt's voice cuts in. I follow her lead, in particular, her rendition of the Gershwin song, Someone to Watch Over Me. It's been decades since I last heard her voice (in the eighties and on cassette tape), and I think to myself, could God be telling me something ...
“The reason for our band is we're trying to carry the torch of the '70s singer-songwriter movement that was pretty happenin' in Los Angeles, with the Eagles and Jackson Browne and Linda Ronstadt, guys like that, J.D. Souther, who were all at the Troubadour, making music and getting discovered,” Wilson ...
For her part in the show, Monroe will perform “Blue Bayou” a song made famous by Linda Ronstadt and “Angel” by Sarah McLachlan. While the ...
... country rocker Gram Parsons, and went on to win 13 Grammys, making platinum albums with the likes of Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt.
... his music by a rich and deep roster of pop artists, including Glen Campbell, Art Garfunkel, Frank Sinatra, Donna Summer and Linda Ronstadt.
When I grew up in the '70s, the stations that I listened to in Philadelphia, rock music was everything from country rock stuff, like Linda Ronstadt ...
Jesse Jackson is one. Michael J Fox is another. So is Linda Ronstadt. They're included in the one million Americans with Parkinson's disease.
Whenever I hear the opening of Linda Ronstadt's “La Charreada” I think back to the winter of 1987, when I was 8 years old. That's when my ...
Looking to reinvent himself as a manager and producer, he crossed the Atlantic in 1969 and guided James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt to ...


 

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