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BIRTHDAY: July 15, 1946
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 10

 
RECENT TIMELINE

1980...# 20 Singles Artist of the Year

February
Linda Ronstadt - "How Do I Make You" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt hit the Top 40 with "How Do I Make You."
from the LP
Mad Love
ARC chart run: 40 - 35 - 29 - 19 - 17 - 12 - 11 - 9 - 7 - 19 - 26 - 40 - off
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

March
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt hit the Top 10 with "How Do I Make You."

April
Linda Ronstadt - "Hurt So Bad" (Single) button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt hit the Top 40 with "Hurt So Bad."
from the LP
Mad Love
ARC chart run: 29 - 18 - 14 - 11 - 9 - 7 - 6 - 16 - 22 - 27 - off
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt hit the
Top 10 with "Hurt So Bad."

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt hit the Top 40 with "I Can't Let Go."

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt topped the Billboard Year-End Charts as the Top Hot 100 Singles Artist - Female.

Linda Ronstadt - 'Heart Like A Wheel' Linda Ronstadt - 'Mad Love' Linda Ronstadt - 'Living In The USA'

1981...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt was nominated for an American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance - Female ("How Do I Make You").

1982...


Linda Ronstadt - Hasten Down The Windbutton.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt hit the Top 40 with "Get Closer" from the LP Get Closer.

1983...# 88 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt hit the Top 40 with "I Knew You When" from the LP Get Closer.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt was nominated for 2
Grammy Awards for Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female and Best Rock Vocal Performance - Female ("Get Closer").

December
Linda Ronstadt - What's Newbutton.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt hit the Top 40 with "What's New" from the LP What's New.

1984...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female (What's New).

1985...

January
Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram - "Somewhere Out There" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt was nominated for an American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist.

1986...

February
American Tail soundtrackbutton.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female (Lush Life).

1987...# 112 Singles Artist of the Year

March
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt hit ##1 for a week with "Somewhere Out There" with James Ingram from the American Tail soundtrack.

1988...

March
Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt - Triobutton.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt won a Grammy Award for Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (Trio with Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris) and was nominated for Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal ("Somewhere Out There" with James Ingram).

1989...# 90 Singles Artist of the Year


Linda Ronstadt featuring Aaron Neville - "Don't Know Much" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt hit the Top 40 with Aaron Neville with "Don't Know Much."

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt hit the
Top 10 with Aaron Neville with "Don't Know Much."

1990...# 78 Singles Artist of the Year

February
Linda Ronstadt - Cry Like A Rainstorm, Howl Like The Windbutton.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal ("Don't Know Much" with Aaron Neville) and was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female (Cry Like A Rainstorm, Howl Like The Wind).
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt hit the Top 40 with "
All My Life" with Aaron Neville.
from the LP
Cry Like A Rainstorm, Howl Like The Wind
ARC chart run: 35 - 28 - 24 - 21 - 14 - 9 - 11 - 23 - 33 - off
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

March
Linda Ronstadt featuring Aaron Neville - "All My Life" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt hit the Top 10 with "All My Life" with Aaron Neville.

1991...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt won a
Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal ("All My Life" with Aaron Neville).

1999...

June
button.gif (123 bytes) VH1: 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll included Ronstadt at # 21.

2000...

February
Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt & Dolly Parton - Trio IIbutton.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt won a Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals (Trio II with Emmylou Harris and Dolly Parton) and was nominated for Best Country Album (Trio II).

2002...

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Rolling Stone: 50 Essential 'Woman In Rock' Albums included Heart Like A Wheel (1974) at # 23.

2003...

December
Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All-Timebutton.gif (123 bytes) Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time included Heart Like A Wheel (1974) at # 164 and The Very Best Of Linda Ronstadt (2002) at # 324.

Linda Ronstadt & Ann Savoy - Adieu False Heartbutton.gif (123 bytes) # 223 on the Top Pop Artists of the Past 25 Years chart.

2006...

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt released Adieu False Heart with Cajun folk tradionaist Ann Savoy.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt had to cancel some tour dates to recover from surgery.

2007..

February
Linda Ronstadt - 'Simple Dreams'button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album (Adieu False Heart with Ann Savoy).

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt could be heard on the compilation LP We All Love Ella: Celebrating The First Lady Of Song on the track "Miss Otis Regrets."

2013...

October
button.gif (123 bytes) Ronstadt made the nomination ballot for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.

2014...

  • Linda Ronstadt - 'Duets'April 8: The compilation Duets was released.
    Tracks: "Adieu False Heart" (with Ann Savoy) - "I Can't Get Over You" (with Ann Savoy) - "Walk Away Renee" (with Ann Savoy) - "The New Partner Waltz" (with Carl Jackson) - "I Never Will Marry" (with Dolly Parton) - "Pretty Bird" (with Laurie Lewis) - "I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You)" (with Emmylou Harris) - "Hasten Down The Wind" (with Don Henley) - "Prisoner In Disguise" (with J.D. Souther) - "I Think It's Gonna Work Out Fine" (with James Taylor) - "Don't Know Much" (with Aaron Neville) - "All My Life" (with Aaron Neville) - "Somewhere Out There" (with James Ingram) - "Sisters" (with Bette Midler) - "Moonlight In Vermont"
  • April 10: Ronstadt was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.



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