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Linda Ronstadt returns to charts with “Duets”

Written by admin on April 21, 2014 – 9:44 pm -

Linda Ronstadt’s new compilation, “Duets,” has given Ronstadt her highest placing on the US album chart since her 1990 album “Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind.”

“Duets” entered the Billboard 200 at #32 a week after Ronstadt was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She did not attend the ceremony because she suffers from Parkinson’s disease and finds travel difficult, but there was an all-star tribute to her during the ceremony by Sheryl Crow, Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, Carrie Underwood, and Glenn Frey.

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Written by admin on April 11, 2014 – 5:51 pm -

Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday. The inductees were chosen by 700 voters from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation and a public ballot.

The evening began with a speech from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Chairman Jann Wenner, who said:

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces Class of 2014

Written by admin on December 17, 2013 – 9:02 am -

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced that its 2014 inductees will be: Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt. The E Street Band will receive the Award for Musical Excellence.

The two recipients of the Ahmet Ertegun Award for non-performers will be Beatles manager Brian Epstein and original Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces 2014 nominees

Written by admin on October 16, 2013 – 4:18 am -

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Nirvana, Kiss, Deep Purple and Cat Stevens are among the 16 nominees for the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

A panel of 600 artists, historians and music industry insiders will vote on which five will take their place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next April. You can also have your say via the “fans’ ballot“.

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Linda Ronstadt receives Parkinson’s diagnosis

Written by admin on August 24, 2013 – 7:51 pm -

Linda Ronstadt has announced that she has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and that her singing days are over.

The multiple Grammy-winning singer told AARP Magazine that she was diagnosed eight months ago after years of experiencing symptoms.

Ronstadt told AARP music writer, Alanna Nash:

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