Linda Ronstadt

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Linda Ronstadt

American popular music singer add

Category: Music

Born in 2007.

Countries: United States (80%), United Kingdom (6%), (5%)

Main connections: Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, Kevin Kline

Linked to: Newsweek,, Capitol Records, American Broadcasting Company




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Linda Ronstadt was born in 2007 add something


A commercial failure, the album stands at 60,000 copies sold at the time of its deletion in 2008 as the poorest-selling studio album in Ronstadt's Elektra/Asylum catalog add something


In 2008 Australia's Raven Records released a compilation CD titled "The Stone Poneys" add something


In 2008, Ronstadt was appointed "Artistic Director" of the San José Mariachi and Mexican Heritage Festival add something


Jackson Browne - During August 2008, he appeared on the ALMA *awards in a taped interview honoring Trailblazer *award recipient and long-time friend, Linda Ronstadt


In May 2009, Ronstadt received an honorary doctorate of music degree from the Berklee College of Music for her achievements and influence in music, and her contributions to American and international culture add something


In August 2009, Ronstadt, in a well-publicized interview to PlanetOut Inc. titled "Linda Ronstadt's Gay Mission", championed gay rights and same-sex marriage and stated that "homophobia is anti-family values add something


Not having the mass distribution that Warner Music gave her, "Hummin' To Myself" had sold over 75,000 copies in the U.S. as of 2010 add something


On January 16, 2010, Ronstadt converged with thousands of other activists in a "National Day of Action" add something


However, it would sell roughly half the number of copies that "Trio II" sold and had gone out of print as of December 2010 add something


Ry Cooder - He traveled with the band Los Tigres del Norte and recorded the 2010 album "San Patricio" with the Chieftains, Lila Downs, Liam Neeson, Linda Ronstadt, Van Dyke Parks, Los Cenzontles, and Los Tigres


In 2011, Ronstadt was interviewed by the "Arizona Daily Star" and announced her retirement add something


In a 2011 interview with the "Arizona Daily Star" she said, "I am 100 percent retired and I'm not doing anything any more" add something


In the summer of 2011, Simon & Schuster announced their publishing of Ronstadt's autobiography add something


Ronstadt continued to tour, collaborate, and record celebrated albums, such as "Winter Light" and "Hummin' to Myself", until her retirement in 2011 add something


It was the last time Linda Ronstadt would record an album, having begun to lose her singing ability as the result of Parkinson's disease, diagnosed in December 2012 add something


Simon & Schuster Digital Catalog, 2013 add something


In August 2013, Ronstadt revealed her having Parkinson's disease, leaving her unable to sing due to loss of muscle control, which is common to Parkinson's patients add something


In August 2013, she revealed to AARP that she has Parkinson's disease, and "can no longer sing a note" add something


It was announced publicly in August 2013 that Linda had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in December 2012, which left her unable to sing add something


"Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir", and the Spanish version "Sueños SencillosMemorias Musicales" is scheduled to be released on September 17, 2013 add something


As of 2014, this remains her most recent commercially available recording as lead vocalist add something


Linda Ronstadt was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April, 2014 add something


Linda Ronstadt was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2014 add something


On Monday, July 28, 2014, President Obama awarded Linda Ronstadt one of twelve 2013 National Medals of Arts and Humanities add something


Johnny Mathis - On June 21, 2014 Johnny Mathis was inducted into the Great American Songbook Hall Of Fame along with Linda Ronstadt, Shirley_Jones, and Nat King Cole


Still in print as of December, 2016, it has sold 223,255 copies per Nielsen SoundScan add something


Still in print as of December 2016, it has sold 223,255 copies per Nielsen SoundScan add something


As of 2018, Ronstadt has earned three number 1 pop albums, 10 top-ten pop albums and 38 charting pop albums on the "Billboard" Pop Album Charts add something


In 2019, she will receive a joint star with Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for their work as the group 'Trio' add something


Russ Kunkel - In 2019, Kunkel played in Linda Ronstadt's band, along with the guitarists Kenny Edwards and Danny Kortchmar, bassist Bob Glaub, keyboardist Billy Payne, pedal steel guitarist Dan Dugmore, and backing vocalist Wendy Waldman