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Linda Ronstadt

  • ... the greatest sin is carelessness.

    • Linda Ronstadt,
    • in Mark Bego, Linda Ronstadt: It's So Easy! ()
  • I love sex as much as I love music, and I think it's as hard to do.

    • Linda Ronstadt,
    • in Mark Bego, Linda Ronstadt: It's So Easy! ()
  • My feeling about school was that it interfered with my reading.

    • Linda Ronstadt,
    • in Herb Caen, San Francisco Chronicle ()
  • I wish I had as much in bed as I get in the newspapers.

    • Linda Ronstadt
  • The thing you have to be prepared for is that other people don't always dream your dream.

    • Linda Ronstadt
  • ... the relentless touring and endless repetition of the same songs over and over again promoted a creeping awareness that my music had begun to sound like my washing machine.

  • Someone once asked me why people sing. I answered that they sing for many of the same reasons the birds sing. They sing for a mate, to claim their territory, or simply to give voice to the delight of being alive in the midst of a beautiful day. Perhaps more than the birds do, humans hold a grudge. They sing to complain of how grievously they have been wronged, and how to avoid it in the future. They sing to help themselves execute a job of work. They sing so the subsequent generations won't forget what the current generation endured, or dreamed, or delighted in.

  • The essential elements of singing are voice, musicianship, and story. It is the rare artist who has all three in abundance.

  • ... I feel sorry for a culture that depends too much on delegating its musical expression to professionals. It is fine to have heroes, but we should do our own singing first, even if it is never heard beyond the shower curtain.

Linda Ronstadt, U.S. singer


Full name: Linda Marie Ronstadt.