POLL: What’s the Best Linda Ronstadt Song?
Linda Ronstadt is one of the true female superstars of the last several decades of popular music: Her influence cuts across genres, touching rock and country, with forays into standards and even musicals.
But Ronstadt’s main impact is undoubtedly as one of the leading lights of the ’70s country-rock scene that was based in California. Along with contemporaries such as Jackson Browne and the Eagles, Ronstadt pioneered a style that fused country and rock, in the process changing the sound of contemporary country music forever.
Which of Ronstadt’s songs is your favorite? We’ve included 10 of her songs that were hits in the country charts, but if you don’t see your favorite here, be sure to let us know in the comments section!