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Happy Birthday, Linda Ronstadt

Today is singer Linda Ronstadt‘s birthday. She is 65 years old.

She has a great voice. I’ve liked some of her songs over the years, but her career has never quite been on my radar screen. I know that Philip K. Dick thought she was the cat’s pajamas.

Here she is with the Stone Poneys, singing “Different Drum” in 1967:

And here she is on TV with Johnny Cash, singing “I Never Will Marry” in a very short skirt (Linda, not Johnny):

And here she is in an appearance at a 1982 rally against nuclear weapons, this video includes <a href=”/bio/roy-scheider/”>Roy Scheider</a>, New York’s Mayor Ed Koch and James Taylor:

She looks pretty good in 1982 for a woman who turns 65 in 2011.

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