Happy Birthday To One Of The Greatest Pop Singers of All Time

Long Live Linda Ronstadt – Born July 15th, 1946

Posted by Doug Draper on Niagara At Large, July 15th, 2018

I hope you don’t mind if I get away from politics for a few moments to post this.

When I was a kid back in grade school, she could never know it but in the field of female pop singers who were topping the charts at the time, she was my number one school boy crush.

And all these years after I turned on that old thing called a radio and heard her singing her first big hit, ‘Different Drum’, with her band, The Stone Poneys, in 1967, I still love her and all the great music she has shared with us.

Happy Birthday Linda!

To hear and watch multiple Grammy Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Linda Ronstadt singing Different Drum, just click on the screen below –

.And here is one of my favourite songs by her and, from the summer of 1970, one of her first great hits as a solo artist –

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2 responses to “Happy Birthday To One Of The Greatest Pop Singers of All Time

  1. Linda McKellar

    Too bad that Parkinson’s disease silenced her beautiful voice.


  2. Sean O'Higgins

    Divine pipes – great bands and a treasure to gaze upon.


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