The discography of Linda Ronstadt , an American rock , pop and country artist who also recorded in other genres, such as light opera and traditional Mexican music , consists of 24 solo studio albums , one live album , numerous compilation albums , and 63 singles. Home Grown. Ronstadt has sold over 30 million records in the United States according to the Recording Industry Association of America. Hasten Down the Wind in featured two Ronstadt-composed originals and established Ronstadt as the first ever female recording artist to score three million-selling albums. The album won Ronstadt her second Grammy Award. Her release, Simple Dreams , followed a more Rock -oriented format. In addition to the conventional Asylum release that is listed below, special limited-edition releases were also made of this album in red vinyl and picture disc. Ronstadt's first disc of the s was the New Wave -styled Mad Love. It debuted at number 5 on the Billboard album chart and quickly became her seventh million-selling album in a row.
"Silver Threads and Golden Needles"
Linda Ronstadt songs are some of the most-loved of the last several decades. The singer is often referred to as the first true female rock superstar, but she has also had a broad impact in country music. Ronstadt's country career included many covers of prominent songs, but her versions are undeniable classics.
'Poor, Poor Pitiful Me'
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.
After releasing three albums with the Stone Poneys, Ronstadt began a successful solo career which has seen the release of over 30 studio albums. During the course of her career she earned thirteen Grammy Awards. Linda Ronstadt had that same rock pop country crossover appeal that bands like The Eagles had. The combination of her incredible radio friendly, perfect pitch voice and knack for picking the right material to record garnished her incredible chart success. There are not many bands that can crossover on the charts like Linda Ronstadt was able to do. No one in music has ever done that before.