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Linda Ronstadt

Born: Jul 15, 1946 in Tucson, AZ
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: With roots in the Los Angeles country and folk-rock scenes, Linda Ronstadt became one of the most popular interpretive singers of the '70s, earning a string of platinum-selling albums and Top 40 singles. Throughout the '70s, her laid-back pop never lost sight of her folky roots, yet as she moved into ...Read full biography
Heart Like a Wheel
Released: 1974
Label: Capitol/EMI Records
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Following the same formula as her early records, Heart Like a Wheel doesn't appear to be a great breakthrough on the surface. However, Ronstadt comes into her own on this mix of oldies and contemporary ...Read full review
Prisoner in Disguise
Released: 1975
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab
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Linda Ronstadt followed the commercial and critical breakthrough success of Heart Like a Wheel with Prisoner in Disguise, a record that essentially repeats the formula of its predecessor. While it lacks ...Read full review
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