Linda Ronstadt Part Two
Everybody has their own level of doing their music. … Mine just happened toresonate over the years, in one way and another, with a significant enough numberof people so that I could do it professionally.
— Linda Ronstadt
Establishing her professional career in the mid-1960s at the forefront of California‘s emerging folk rock and country rock movements — genres which defined post-1960s rock music — Ronstadt joined forces with Bobby Kimmel and Kenny Edwards and became the lead singer of a folk-rock trio, the Stone Poneys. Later, asa solo artist, she released Hand Sown … Home Grown in 1969, which has been described as the first alternative country