Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946 in Tucson, Arizona) is an American popular music singer. She has earned 11 Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy Award, an ALMA Award, and numerous United States and internationally certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums. 311 more words
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Linda Ronstadt is as close as Americans get to genuine royalty, blue jean queen, our ageless, evergreen desert rose. Throughout five tumultuous decades, she weathered every trend, fad, and fashion, dipping her toes into whatever genre she pleased, and nailing it every single time with a heartbreaking wail and the kind of undeniable rock star sparkle that would, in any other five-foot-tall, moon-eyed, barefoot folkie, seem thoroughly impossible. 600 more words
We’ve got an eclectic bunch of birthdays today. Eleven-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist Linda Ronstadt was at one point engaged to George Lucas. She dodged that bullet in the mid-eighties, but she can’t avoid her seventieth birthday which is today. 179 more words
Today’s Question: Drummer Jason Bonham, son of the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, celebrates his 50th birthday today (July 15th).
Bonham is playing some shows this summer with a band that also includes Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony and guitarist Vic Johnson. 731 more words