For Hall & Oates, it means a sort of validation. For Cat Stevens, there's a bit of embarrassment at how good it makes him feel. And for Linda Ronstadt, there's the awful realization that Parkinson's will probably keep her away from her big night.
The unfortunate retirement of Linda Ronstadt due to Parkinson's disease has caused her career to be looked at in a new light. However, in a new interview, the chart-topping singer says that it has never mattered to her if she gets inducted into that ultimate measure of respectability, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
By the late '70s, Linda Ronstadt had left herself with a pretty tough act to follow, scoring a series of platinum-selling, chart-topping LPs that helped turn her into one of the defining artists of the decade. But with 1978's 'Living in the USA,' she managed to raise the bar for commercial success all over again.
Linda Ronstadt, who has retired from music after a Parkinson's Disease diagnosis, is best known for a string of popular hits in the 1970s. But fans can find her vocal contributions on a number of other classic rock projects as well. In some cases, these career intersections were pur
Parkinson's Disease has silenced Linda Ronstadt, but not before she helped reacquaint a generation of music fans in the '70s with then-forgotten rock and R&B songs from the '50s and '60s, even as she introduced figures like Andrew Gold and Warren Zevon to a wider audience.
Setting a musical road map that would be perfected by her early backing group the
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