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"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


When Your Bird is Broken

That Girl from Arizona

When it comes to writing about music I seem to find myself stuck in the 70s. Maybe it’s easier to make sense of the songs I’ve been listening to  for most of a lifetime. 783 more words


Linda Ronstadt - What's new

O melodie veche și populară (a fost compusă de Bob Haggart cu versuri scrise de Johnny Burke în 1939), dar care sună la fel de bine ca acum aproape 80 de ani. 14 more words


I'm Not in Denial About the State of Things. . .

The world kind of sucks right now.  My personal world hasn’t been a bed of roses lately, either.  (I’m assuming the phrase “bed of roses” refers to the soft petals and not the thorny bush.   374 more words


LINDA RONSTADT - " Happy 70th Birthday "

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


July 15: Happy Birthday Linda Ronstadt and Forest Whitaker

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Classic Rock Almanac July 15, 2016


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