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Linda Ronstadt Part Eight

Linda Ronstadt Part Eight

Linda Ronstadt Part Eight

This blog, Linda Ronstadt Part Eight, will have her eighth album, at the end of this blog, which on the bottom, of this blog, that I’m blogging. I hope you can see it on the bottom, because I didn’t have it on top, or I be listening to it on my page, of this pretend book.

Artistic Aspirations


Ronstadt has remarked that in the beginning of her career she was so focused on folk, rock and country that she got a bit bored and started to branch out, and has been doing that ever since. By 1983, her estimated worth was over $40 million mostly from records, concerts and merchandising.

Ronstadt eventually tired of playing arenas. She had ceased to feel that arenas, where people milled around smoking marijuana cigarettes and drinking b...

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Linda Ronstadt Part Seven

Linda Ronstadt Part Seven

Linda Ronstadt Part Seven

Here’s another fantastic blog called Linda Ronstadt Part Seven, please enjoy.

Highest-Paid Woman in Rock


Rock is the thumping heart of Linda‘s music, and the rock world is dominated by males. The biggest stars are male, and so are the back-up musicians rock beatsare phallic, and lyrics masculine. Janis Joplin, the first great white woman rocker, rattled the bars but she died. Joni Mitchell stylish(but can’t) compete in drawing power with men (however) Linda Ronstadt has made herself one of the biggest individual rock draws in the world.
Timemagazine, in 1977

Ronstadt at the New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum, August 16, 1978 By the end of 1978, Ronstadt had solidified her role as one of rock and pop‘s most...
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Dolly Parton Part Six

Dolly Parton Part Six

Dolly Parton Part Six

Listening to her is like going home and in Dolly Parton Part Six, I’m home again. I’m hope your home with Dolly Parton Part Six.

Other Work

In 1998, Nashville Business ranked her the wealthiest country-music star. As of 2017, her net worth is estimated at $500 million.  She was also on The LoveBoat in 1977, a short cameo in episode 13 as the boat captain‘s silent wife.

Songwriting and Soundtrack 

Parton is a prolific songwriter, having begun by writing country-music songs with strong elements of folk music, based on her upbringing in humble mountain surroundings and reflecting her family‘s Christian background. Her songs Coat of Many Colors, I Will Always Love You, and Jolene, among others, have become classics. On Novem...

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Linda Ronstadt Part Six

Linda Ronstadt Part Six

Linda Ronstadt Part Six

It’s great to do Linda Ronstadt Part Six, because I’m still doing the 1970’s, which is my second favorite decade (the 1960’s is my first).

Time magazine and Ronstadt‘s rock chick image


Ronstadt has remarked that she felt as though she was artificially encouraged to kinda cop a really tough attitude (and be tough) because rock and roll is kind of tough (business), which she felt wasn’t worn quite authentically. Female rock artists like her and Janis Joplin, whom she described as lovely, shy, andvery literate in real life and the antithesis of the red hot mamma she was artificially encouraged to project, went through an identity crisis.

On the cover of the February 28, 1977, issue of Time magazine
By the mid-1970s, Ronstadt‘s imag...
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Liza Minnelli Part Two

Liza Minnelli Part Two

Liza Minnelli Part Two

I been looking forward to this blog, Liza Minnelli Part Two, ever since I did Part One.

Career



Theatre

During 1961, Minnelli was an apprentice at the Cape Cod Melody Tent in HyannisMassachusetts. She appeared in the chorus of Flower Drum Song and played the part of Muriel in Take Me Along. Minnelli began performing professionally at age 17, in 1963, in an Off-Broadway revival of the musical Best Foot Forward, for which she received the Theatre World Award.

The next year, her mother invited Liza to perform with her in concert at the London Palladium. Both concerts were recorded and released as an album. She attended Scarsdale High School for one year, starring in a production of The Diary of Anne Frankwhich then went to Israel on to...

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Linda Ronstadt Part Five

Linda Ronstadt Part Five

Linda Ronstadt Part Five

Linda Ronstadt Part Five, is where I grew up listening to in the 1970’s, so I’m happy to bring you this blog of her, and I hope you like it.

Most successful female singer of the 1970s


Linda Ronstadt with producer Peter Asher and her band in 1976
Author Andrew Greeley, in his book God in Popular Culture, described Ronstadt asthe most successful and certainly the most durable and most gifted woman Rock singer of her era. Signaling her wide popularity as a concert artistoutside of the singles charts and the recording studio, Dirty Linen magazine describes her as the first true woman rock ‘n’ roll superstar  selling out stadiums with a string of mega-successful albums. Amazon.com defines her as the American female rock supersta...

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If I Could Turn Back Time Cher Part Six

If I Could Turn Back Time Cher Part Six

If I Could Turn Back Time Cher Part Six

If I Could Turn Back Time Cher Part Six, marks the end of this chapter, but I’ll be doing something more with Cher, with the next chapter but in the meantime, here’s more facts about her and her album to be played. So please enjoy If I Could Turn Back Time Cher Part Six. 

Achievements

Sonny and Cher‘s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
As a solo artist, Cher has sold 100 million records worldwide (in addition to 40 million as Sonny & Cher), making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time.  She is one of the few artists to win three of the four majorAmerican entertainment awards (EGOT Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony), and one of five actor-singers to have had a U.S. number-one
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Linda Ronstadt Part Four

Linda Ronstadt Part Four

Linda Ronstadt Part Four

I chose her today, because I wanted to do Linda Ronstadt Part Four, are their any objections.

Collaborations with Peter Asher


In general when you fall in love with an artist and their music, the plan is fairly simple one. get people to go and see them, and make a record that you think properly presents their music to the public and some of which you can get on the radio.
Peter Asher, on collaborating with Ronstadt
Ronstadt began her fourth solo album, Don’t Cry Now, in 1973, with Boylan (who had negotiated her contract with Asylum Records) and John David J.D. Southerproducing most of the album‘s tracks. But needing someone willing to work with her as an equal, Ronstadt asked Peter Asher, who came highly recommended to her by ...

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Linda Ronstadt Part Three

Linda Ronstadt Part Three

Linda Ronstadt Part Three

She’s one of my favorite singers and in Linda Ronstadt Part Three, you’ll understand why.

The Stone Poneys


Ronstadt visited a friend from Tucson, Bobby Kimmel, in Los Angeles during Easter break from college in 1964, and later that year, shortly before her eighteenth birthday, decided to move there permanently to form a band with him. Kimmel had already begun co-writing folk-rock songs with guitarist-songwriter Kenny Edwards, and eventually the three of them were signed by Nik Venet to Capitol in the summer of 1966 as the Stone Poneys. The trio released three albums in a 15-month period in 1967 68: The Stone Poneys; Evergreen, Volume 2and Linda Ronstadt, Stone Poneys and Friends, Vol. III. The band is best known for their hi...

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If I Could Turn Back Time Cher Part Five

If I Could Turn Back Time Cher Part Five

If I Could Turn Back Time Cher Part Five

I’m now doing If I Could Turn Back Time Cher Part Five, and I can’t wait for you to read, and listen to it.

Legacy


Forbes declared Cher as the most famous chanteuse and performer of our time. According to Goldmine magazine‘s Phill Marder, Cher has been and remains today one of the Rock Era‘s most dominant figures. He described her as the leader of an effort in the 1960s to advance feminine rebellion in the rock world and the prototype of the female rock star, setting the standard for appearancefrom her early hippie days to her later outlandish outfits, and her attitude the perfect female punk long before punk even was a rock term. Billboard‘s Joe Lynch described Cher as a woman who

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