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Linda Ronstadt – Can’t Let Go & I Give You Anything & It’s So Easy To Fall In Love

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Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) 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 multi-platinum albums. She has also earned nominations for a Tony Award and a Golden Globe award. Ronstadt 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 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. 

Ronstadt has collaborated with artists from a diverse spectrum of genres including Bette Midler, Billy Eckstine, Frank Zappa, Rosemary Clooney, Flaco Jiménez, Philip Glass, Warren Zevon, Emmylou Harris, Gram Parsons, Dolly Parton, Neil Young, Johnny Cash, and Nelson Riddle. She has lent her voice to over 120 albums and has sold more than 100 million records…..making her one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time.  Christopher Loudon of Jazz Times noted in 2004….Ronstadt is “Blessed with arguably the most sterling set of pipes of her generation … rarest of rarities‍—‌a chameleon who can blend into any background yet remain boldly distinctive … It’s an exceptional gift; one shared by few others.”

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