Setting a musical road map that would be perfected by her early backing group the Eagles -- and scoring a huge hit with Don Henley along the way -- Ronstadt would dominate the pop and the country charts for the latter part of the '70s. In all she scored some 38 Hot singles, with 21 of them going into the Billboard Top 40 -- and 10 reaching the Top Most of them came from the '70s, a period she all but defined as the first lady of pop music.
Linda Ronstadt had many songs, but charted no fewer than 11 Top 40 country hits during a year career that ended when she revealed her Parkinson's disease diagnosis. While best known as a pop and rock singer, her knowledge and proficiency in country music is well-known amongst her most loyal fans. Ronstadt's No. The 'Trio' album from earned the singer her second Grammy for a country music recording. The first Grammy in that category tops this list. Linda Ronstadt was the first to cover Warren Zevon's song, doing so 20 years before Terri Clark would make it a Top 5 country single. Ronstadt's version captured the dark humor of Zevon's original and is regarded as one of her finest vocal performances. The singer would make a career covering deep cuts or hits from other artists. Her versions were always unique, and 'Love Is a Rose' is no different.
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Mojo Publisher : " The 3 first ladies of country settle on down-home musical virtues and songs of suffering womanhood Mojo Publisher : "[She] is captured here at the pinnacle of her mid-'70s success