iOS app Android app

Linda Ronstadt

Nirvana, Kiss And The E Street Band Join Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Kiss made up, but its music went unheard. Nirvana used four women rockers to sing Kurt Cobain's songs. And Bruce Springsteen's E Str...

An Oak Ridge Boy and a Carter Girl: Conversations With Joe Bonsall and Carlene Carter, Plus a George Michael Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

You have a new album, Carter Girl, that takes you back to your roots. What does being a Carter Girl mean to you?

Playing The Ponos: A Conversation With Neil Young, Chatting with Linda Ronstadt and Matt Hires' Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Linda, let's dive into Duets, your new collection that celebrates your collaborations with other artists. What is it about Duets that's particularly special to you? And what is it that's so attractive about singing with someone else?

Cherrytree Records Extravaganza: Ivy Levan and Sting Set to Rock Beatles on Letterman; RAC Readies New Album; Much More

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.06.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Remember when you first heard "Roxanne"? I do. I was a child in a record store without a clue about the song's theme. Not sure I could've identified reggae, let alone purloined reggae. But I well recall my impression.

A Simple Dream About Walking and Singing, With Linda Ronstadt

Marci Rich | Posted 03.23.2014 | Fifty
Marci Rich

I've had several dreams in which I'm walking, but last night's was so detailed and astonishing that I'm going to recount it here. This is nearly verbatim as I recorded it when I awoke this morning.

Jerry Brown for President: The Way We Were

William Bradley | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

At the least, Brown clearly wants to influence the politics of 2016, which prompts this discussion of his first three presidential campaigns, each of which was telling and intriguing in its own ways.

KISS, Peter Gabriel And Nirvana Among Rock Hall Of Fame Inductees

Reuters | Mary Milliken | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment

Dec 17 (Reuters) - Nirvana, the influential Seattle grunge band founded by the late Kurt Cobain, and the flamboyant 1970s rockers from KISS were amo...

Latina Rocker Is Nominated To Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Posted 10.21.2013 | Latino Voices

By Ikam Acosta Legendary singer Linda Ronstadt has been nominated to be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, being the only Latin musician nomi...

Rock Hall Of Fame Nominees Announced

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, and The Replacements are among first-time nomine...

Karla Bonoff Energizes Past With Present: Tales From The Tavern at the Maverick Saloon

LuxEco Living | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
LuxEco Living

Gerber set the stage for the brilliant singer songwriter, Karla Bonoff, whose historic career began in the 60's in Los Angeles, first with guitar lessons in Hollywood on Vine and later onstage backed by a crescendo of hip hugger clad dancers at the Troubadour.

Divine Calling

Sue Shanahan | Posted 11.27.2013 | Arts
Sue Shanahan

Start acting as if you're already there by finding a place of trust within, a place where you know your dream is being brought to fruition. Live as if it's already happening, and the physical world just has to catch up.

My Conversation With Linda Ronstadt

Tavis Smiley | Posted 09.25.2013 | Celebrity
Tavis Smiley

Tonight on PBS, the first of my two part insightful conversation with legendary singer Linda Ronstadt. We talk about her career and her new memoir, Simple Dreams.

Linda Ronstadt Opens Up About Her Battle With Parkinson's

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2013 | Celebrity

When Linda Ronstadt revealed she had Parkinson's disease in August, the Grammy-winning singer told AARP that she could no longer sing due to her illne...

Chats With Jimmy Webb, Nora Guthrie and Little River Band's Wayne Nelson, Plus Tracy Newman and The Slants Exclusives, and Colin Gilmore's Best

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Let's talk about Jimmy Webb's new album, Still Within The Sound Of My Voice.

Conversations with Harry Connick Jr., TTB's Derek Trucks, and Carly Ritter

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2013-08-28-Harryconnickmikeragog.jpg

Grammy-Winning Singer Reveals Battle With Parkinson's Disease

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Celebrity

NEW YORK, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Grammy-winning singer Linda Ronstadt is suffering from Parkinson's disease and says she can no longer "sing a note," th...

Dog Ears Music: National Flitch Day: Bacon, Devotion, and High Fidelity

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Elvis Costello and the Attractions, William Shatner, Thelonious Monk, Indigo Girls, and more.

No Debate Here: Apple Pie At Core Of 'Dough For Obama'

Zester Daily | Posted 12.19.2012 | Taste
Zester Daily

Writer Joyce Maynard's philosophy is that pie brings people together.

Dog Ears Music: Born in July Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 09.12.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Jack White, Bobbie Gentry, Rufus Wainwright, Buddy Guy (& Junior Wells), Red Sovine and more.

Storm & Grace: A Conversation With Lisa Marie Presley, Plus A.J. Croce Heads East in May

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.20.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Because of the organic-ness and the honesty and the Lisa Marie Presley presence on the recordings, do you feel like this might be the closest to the vibe -- not necessarily the recordings -- of what your dad, Elvis, was trying to do?

Linda Ronstadt, the San Diego Chargers, Braceros and the Cortito

Maurice Jourdane | Posted 06.24.2012 | Latino Voices
Maurice Jourdane

The fan at a concert or football game and the farm worker stooped in the field, might doubt that there is a thread tracing Linda Ronstadt, the San Diego Chargers, Braceros and the tool used in the hot dusty fields.

Grammytech 2: A Conversation With Bob Clearmountain, Plus Chatting With Steve Tyrell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The thing with Bruce, and any artist like Bruce, is that the most important thing is the song, getting across the meaning and the character of the song. Bruce is almost like an actor in that he creates a character for each of his songs.

SHOF/PBS Chats: Billy Joel, Jimmy Jam, Jimmy Webb, Garth Brooks, Allan Toussaint, Dwight Yoakum, Hal David, Paul Williams...

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to exchange a few words with many terrific songwriters and artists ranging from Billy Joel and Garth Brooks to Jimmy Jam and Jimmy Webb and even an exec or two as they that walked the red carpet at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame awards show.

Sweetheart Of The Sun & Modern Art: Chatting With The Bangles' Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think the culture today is very, very different from what it was in the '60s, and I feel lucky that I grew up at a time when I had these very strong female role models. They were strong women, but their power was very much connected to their creativity and their voice."

Linda Ronstadt Is Writing A Memoir

AP | Posted 09.27.2011 | Celebrity

NEW YORK -- Linda Ronstadt broke barriers for women as one of the top-selling artists of her generation, and she's going to detail how she did it in a...