Tag Archives: Linda Ronstadt

Hotel California: Singer-Songwriters and Cocaine Cowboys in the LA Canyons 1969-1976

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Hotel California: Singer-Songwriters and Cocaine Cowboys in the LA Canyons, 1967-1976 by Barney Hoskyns 316pp, Fourth Estate, £14.99 The subtitle may sound like a specialist subject on Mastermind. But if you are looking for the ingredients traditionally required of a good rock’n’roll story, then Hotel California has got the lot. Diving deep into the mythology of the Los Angeles singer-songwriter […]

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Why Linda Still Matters To Tucson

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Why Linda Ronstadt Still Matters to Tucson A Tucson music historian reflects on the lasting influence of our city’s most famous musical export By Daniel Buckley Linda Ronstadt at age 16. Linda Ronstadt’s singing days are over but her hometown’s love affair with the storied singer is anything but. And that love affair goes both ways. She still owns a […]

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Linda Ronstadt, Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir

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In this memoir, iconic singer Linda Ronstadt weaves together a captivating story of her origins in Tucson, Arizona, and her rise to stardom in the Southern California music scene of the 1960s and ‘70s. Tracing the timeline of her remarkable life, Linda Ronstadt, whose forty-five year career has encompassed a wide array of musical styles, weaves together a captivating story […]

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