Linda Ronstadt
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1946-07-15
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Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt Biography (Wikipedia)

Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is a retired American popular music singer known for singing in a wide range of genres including rock, country, light opera, and Latin. She has earned 10 Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy Award, and an ALMA Award, and many of her albums have been certified gold, platinum or multiplatinum in the United States and internationally. She has also earned nominations for a Tony Award and a Golden Globe award. She was awarded the Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award by The Latin Recording Academy in 2011 and also awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award by The Recording Academy in 2016. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2014. On July 28, 2014, she was awarded the National Medal of Arts and Humanities. In 2019, she will receive a joint star with Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for their work as the group Trio.

In total, she has released over 30 studio albums and 15 compilation or greatest hits albums. Ronstadt charted 38 Billboard Hot 100 singles, with 21 reaching the top 40, 10 in the top 10, three at number 2, and "You're No Good" at number 1. This success did not translate to the UK, with only her single "Blue Bayou" reaching the UK Top 40. Her duet with Aaron Neville, "Don't Know Much", peaked at number 2 in December 1989. In addition, she has charted 36 albums, 10 top-10 albums and three number 1 albums on the Billboard Pop Album Chart. Her autobiography, Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir, was published in September 2013. It debuted in the Top 10 on The New York Times Best Seller list.

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Don't Know Much (feat. Aaron Neville)
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Don't Know Much (feat. Aaron Neville)
Linda Ronstadt
Somewhere Out There
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Somewhere Out There
Linda Ronstadt
Tumbling Dice
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Tumbling Dice
Dolly Parton
The Pain Of Loving You
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The Pain Of Loving You
Linda Ronstadt
Different Drum
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Different Drum
Linda Ronstadt
Alison
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Alison
Linda Ronstadt
The Blacksmith
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The Blacksmith
Linda Ronstadt
Crazy He Calls Me
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Crazy He Calls Me
Linda Ronstadt
Blue Bayou
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Blue Bayou
Linda Ronstadt
Willin'
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Willin'
Linda Ronstadt
I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance
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I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance
Dolly Parton
Mr Sandman
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Mr Sandman
Linda Ronstadt
Desperado 
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Desperado 
Linda Ronstadt
Am I Blue?
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Am I Blue?
Linda Ronstadt
Mean To Me
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Mean To Me
Linda Ronstadt
Ooh Baby Baby
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Ooh Baby Baby
Linda Ronstadt
Be My Baby
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Be My Baby
Linda Ronstadt
(Love Is Like A) Heatwave
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(Love Is Like A) Heatwave
Linda Ronstadt
A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes
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A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes
Linda Ronstadt
You're No Good 
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You're No Good 
Linda Ronstadt
I Will Always Love You
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I Will Always Love You
Linda Ronstadt
What'll I Do
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What'll I Do
Dolly Parton
Wildflowers
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Wildflowers
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