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Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt for Hasten Down the Wind, 1976, by Ethan Russell. Her third million-selling album in a row, the first woman to ever do that.

She’d later extend the streak to 6 in a row, and 11 out of 12.

Linda Ronstadt: bangs and earring game on point, by Henry Diltz 

Linda Ronstadt at the Greek, Berkeley September 17, 1977, by Ed Pearlstein


Linda Ronstadt talking about Glenn Frey and Don Henley

In 1971, Don and Glenn and the rest of Linda’s backup band (Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon) left to form the Eagles. They were together on six of the ten tracks on Linda’s third solo LP, Linda Ronstadt, released in January 1972, including three live tracks recorded at the Troubadour in March 1971.

Linda Ronstadt, August 22, 1971 Topanga, CA, for the cover of her third, eponymous album, by Ed Caraeff


Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt, 1971, with her then-backup guitarist Glenn Frey, from The History of The Eagles.

Later in 1971, Frey and the rest Linda’s backup band (Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner) left to form the Eagles.

Linda Ronstadt, March 1, 1968 in Topanga, California, by Ed Caraeff

Linda Ronstadt, New York City 1968, by Elliott Landy, via