Click on the artist(s) name to check out their "artist Essential"

Don Henley
George Harrison
Hall and Oates
Heart
J Geils
Jimi Hendrix
More Links



Linda Ronstadt

Arizona native Ronstadt has enjoyed a successful multi-genre career since heading to L.A. with a friend and starting the Stone Poneys. During the '60s, that group had several modestly successful folk-rock albums and one hit single, "Different Drum," penned by Monkee and White-Out heir Mike Nesmith. From there, initially backed by musicians who would go on to become The Eagles, Ronstadt became a multi-platinum interpreter of work by various singer/songwriters, ranging from The Eagles' Henley and Frey to Jagger-Richards, Warren Zevon, and Elvis Costello. When momentum started to wane in the early '80s, she made several cross-genre leaps, to generally good reception: first, an appearance in a Broadway production, and later a movie, of Gilbert & Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance," and a series of albums with orchestra conductor Nelson Riddle featuring pre-rock pop standards. Shortly thereafter she returned to her Latin roots with the hit album Canciones de mi Padre, and recorded a country album with Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris. She continues to work in various styles and makes occasional appearances; an enhanced version of What's New?, her first release with Riddle, was issued in 2002.

Written by: Mary Eisenhart

http://www.ronstadt-linda.com/

Wolfgang's Vault Information


Advisory Board Login

Login to access chat and Drive Contests
Not a member? Sign up here.

Email Address:  
 
OR
 
Login via
Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
12:00am
Thursday Feature
Eagles and Steely Dan
10:00pm
Ten @ 10 Replay
1987
Friday, Apr 25, 2014
3:00am
Overnight Album Side
Marshall Tucker Band
7:00am
Milestones in Rock
10:00am
Ten @ 10
1975
1:45pm
One 45 @ 1:45
Blues Magoos
9:00pm
Long One @ 9
Pink Floyd
10:00pm
Ten @ 10 Replay
1975
6:00pm
$1,000 Song of The Day
Carry On Wayward Son - Kansas
Saturday, Apr 26, 2014
11:00pm
The Deep End
Sunday, Apr 27, 2014
7:00am
Rock 'n Roll Roots
(3hrs)
8:00pm
Sunday Night Star
Doug Kostanski of Chicago (1hrs)