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Daily Song Share: Blue Bayou, Linda Ronstadt

Ever since seeing the film “Man On Fire”, I’ve felt a deeper connection with Linda’s rendition of this song.

Musical Influences

I'm on a country kick.... 

…So I’ve been reading Linda Ronstadt’s autobiography.  It’s full of Juicy tidbits about other singers…the Eagles were her backup band.  She sang with Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris..she did country, pop, Spanish traditional songs and old standards.   162 more words


The Tracks of My Tears: Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Anita Baker, Linda Ronstadt

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song The Tracks of My Tears. This is a great Motown song from the mid-60s. We will start with the original version by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, and then discuss covers of that song by Anita Baker and Linda Ronstadt. 1,879 more words

Rock And Roll

Blue Bayou - Linda Ronstadt

Chart Position: 3

  • Originally recorded by Roy Orbison (1963)
  • Written by Joe Melson and Roy Orbison
  • Backing vocals: Don Henley
  • Guitar: Waddy Wachtel, Ed Black, Kenny Edwards, Danny Kortchmar…
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Top 40 Records

"Linda Ronstadt - Blue Bayou" on YouTube

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


I'd Really Love To See You Tonight - 1976

Another short blog tonight as Day 10 and I’m exhausted! Listening to Lyin’ Eyes yesterday and reminiscing about The Eagles’ great music got me thinking about all the other 70s American artists we loved to listen to. 657 more words


The Music of David Bowie and The Eagles

Given the requisite age of rock stars from the late 1960s, and early 1970s, it’s not really surprising that many of these pop culture icons are passing away.  321 more words