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Linda Ronstadt

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Linda Ronstadt  (born July 15, 1946) is an American popular music recording artist. She has earned ten Grammy Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy Award, an ALMA Award, numerous United States and internationally certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums, in addition to Tony Award and Golden Globe nominations. A singer and record producer, she is recognized as a definitive interpreter of songs. Being one of music's most versatile and commercially successful female singers in U.S. history, she is recognized for her many public stages of self-reinvention and incarnations. With a one time standing as the Queen of Rock where she was bestowed the title of "highest paid woman in rock", and known as the First Lady of Rock, she has more recently emerged as music matriarch, international arts advocate and Human Rights advocate. Ronstadt has collaborated with artists from a diverse spectrum of genres – including Billy Eckstine, Frank Zappa, Rosemary Clooney, Flaco Jiménez, Philip Glass, The Chieftains, Gram Parsons, Dolly Parton and has lent her voice to over 120 albums around the world. Christopher Loudon of Jazz Times noted in 2004, Ronstadt is "Blessed with arguably the most sterling set of pipes of her generation . . . rarest of rarities — a chameleon who can blend into any background yet remain boldly distinctive . . . It's an exceptional gift; one shared by few others." In total, she has released over 30 solo albums, more than 15 compilations or greatest hits albums. Ronstadt has charted thirty-eight Billboard Hot 100 singles, twenty-one of which have reached the top 40, ten of which have reached the top 10, three peaking at No. 2, the No. 1 hit, "You're No Good". In the UK, her single "Blue Bayou" reached the UK Top 40 and the duet with Aaron Neville, "Don't Know Much", peaked at #2 in December 1989. In addition, she has charted thirty-six albums, ten Top 10 albums, and three No. 1 albums on the Billboard Pop Album Charts. Description above from the Wikipedia article Linda Ronstadt, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


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Born:
Jul 15, 1946 In Tucson, Arizona, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
15
First Appeared:
In the series Happening '68 1968-01-06
Latest Project:
Movie Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Ceremony 2014-05-31
Known For
Poster of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Ceremony
Poster of The Simpsons
Poster of Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll
Poster of Happening '68
Filmography
Movie Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Ceremony Herself 2014-05-31
Movie Muppet Music Moments 2004-11-20
Movie La Pastorela: The Shepherd's Tale San Miguel 1991-12-23
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll 1987-01-01
Movie Linda Ronstadt in Concert: What's New 1984-01-02
Movie The Pirates of Penzance Mabel 1983-02-18
Movie Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever 1983-05-16
Movie The Pirates of Penzance Mabel 1980-06-01
Series The Muppet Show Unknown 1976-09-18
Series Cher Unknown 1975-02-16
Series Don Kirshner's Rock Concert Unknown 1973-09-27
Series The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Unknown 1969-01-22
Series The Johnny Cash Show Unknown 1969-06-07
Series Happening '68 Unknown 1968-01-06