Linda Ronstadt

INTERVIEW: Linda Ronstadt songbook inspires Elizabeth Ward Land’s new album

Photo: Elizabeth Ward Land’s new album interprets the songbook of Linda Ronstadt. Photo courtesy Justin Patterson / Provided by Fortune Creative with permission. There are many people who count Linda Ronstadt’s unprecedented success as an inspiration in their professional lives. Count Elizabeth Ward Land as one of the singer-songwriter’s devotees. Land’s new album, Still Within the Sound of My Voice: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt, offers unique interpretations of tunes from throughout Ronstadt’s illustrious career. Listeners can enjoy “Heat Wave” — a track that grows increasingly prescient by the day — “You’re No Good,” “Blue Bayou” and “Desperado,” among many others.
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The 25 best Linda Ronstadt songs of all time, ranked

Linda Ronstadt is among the most successful singers of her generation, selling out arenas on the appeal of hits as huge as "When Will I Be Loved" and "Blue Bayou" before using the leverage that success provided to follow her muse in intriguing new directions. She earned a Tony nomination...

Channeling Linda Ronstadt

The Linda Ronstadt Experience comes to Suffolk Theater in Riverhead on Saturday, July 23, at 8 p.m. The Linda Ronstadt Experience is a touring tribute showcasing the songs that Ronstadt made famous. American Idol star Tristan McIntosh creates a portrayal of Ronstadt in the prime of her career. Supported by a superb backing band, McIntosh’s formidable vocal talent and stage presence will transport audiences to a time when Linda Ronstadt ruled the airwaves as one of the most popular female vocalists in music history.

Famous birthdays for July 15: Scott Foley, Linda Ronstadt

July 15 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. -- Poet Clement Clarke Moore, author of "A Visit from St. Nicholas" ("Twas the Night Before Christmas") in 1779. -- Roman Catholic nun Frances Xavier Cabrini, the first U.S. citizen to be made a saint,...

Best Bets: Stanford Live Hosts A Saturday Celebration Of Linda Ronstadt Featuring Ann Hampton Callaway

Pop, rock and jazz singer Linda Ronstadt boasts one of America's most iconic song catalogs. Blessed with a powerful, evocative voice and a knack for thrilling interpretations of seemingly every tune she tackles, the 11-time Grammy Award-winner is a superstar of American popular music. On Saturday, her legions of fans are offered a treat when Stanford's Frost Amphitheater hosts "A Celebration of the Music of Linda Ronstadt," a concert touching on the full breadth of her career, from the pop-rock standards she performed with the Stone Poneys and as a solo artist, to her jazz/pop standards performed with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra. Taking on the chief vocals for the show is acclaimed cabaret/jazz/blues singer Ann Hampton Callaway, whose impressive catalog includes tributes to Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan. She is also an accomplished songwriter whose tunes have been recorded by artists ranging from Liza Minnelli to Carole King to Patti LuPone. And if you want to impress pals with some tasty trivia, know that she also wrote the theme song for TV's hit sitcom "The Nanny." On Saturday, Hampton will be accompanied by the Stanford Live Orchestra, along with guest artists The Good Lovelies, a Canadian folk/country trio known for its heavenly harmonies; San Francisco singer and trumpeter La Dona; and San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow Anne-Marie MacIntosh. The show, presented by Stanford Live, kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Make sure to check the event website for up-to-date COVID requirements. Tickets are $15-$140, with some VIP four-person tables available. Tickets and more information are at

A cowboy comedy, a banned melodrama & Linda Ronstadt: 3 must-see shows on Cape Cod stages

Written by: Ethan Lipton, directed by Maura Hanlon, musical direction by Nick Nudler, presented by Cape Rep Theatre. What it's about: The few remaining inhabitants of an almost-ghost-town are being terrorized by the villainous gunslinger Big Bill Yardley (Ari Lew), who picks off the few hearty souls who haven’t abandoned ship. Bearded old Sam (Ian Ryder) predicts that “when the streets run red with blood, the clouds are upside down and a three-legged coyote roams the streets,” the powerful spirit Tumacho will inhabit a human body and save them. When all of those things come to pass, Tumacho enters the scene, but who is hosting the visitor and who will save the townspeople from this new tormentor?

Linda Ronstadt Experience coming to Davenport

The Linda Ronstadt Experience is making sure “It’s So Easy” for fans to hear her biggest hits at the Raccoon Motel on May 26. The band will play all the songs that made her famous, from “Different Drum” in her Stone Poneys days to hits like “You’re No Good”, “That’ll Be The Day” and “When […]

Experience Linda Ronstadt at the Raccoon Motel May 26

The Linda Ronstadt Experience debut at the Racoon Motel on May 26th at 8:00 PM. Blue Bayou Video: Tristan McIntosh American Idol Star captures the power poise and pure grace in an electrifying delivery bringing the original interpreter’s version stunningly alive . You wont want to miss this show.

TCC Music Hall renamed in honor of Linda Ronstadt

The Tucson Convention Center Music Hall is now officially named the Linda Ronstadt Music Hall, in honor of one of Tucson’s most famous singer/songwriters. Tucson mayor Regina Romero announced the declaration at the Music Hall during the 40th annual International Mariachi Conference on May 7. “Linda Ronstadt is the...

The Linda Ronstadt Experience, May 26

Raccoon Motel, 315 East Second Street, Davenport IA. Boasting an iconic repertoire of songs that includes "You're No Good," "When will I Be Loved," "That'll Be The Day," "Blue Bayou," and many other genre-crossing smashes, the tribute musicians of The Linda Ronstadt headline a May 26 concert at Davenport's Raccoon Motel, celebrating the beloved, now-retired artist who charted 38 U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles, 10 of which reached the top of the charts.