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  • Poor Poor Pitiful Me

    12/05/2017 12:37:04 AM PST · by Rabin · 11 replies
    youtube ^ | 1980 | staff
    Was a time, it was ok, to be ok.
  • Linda Ronstadt: 'I Don’t Like Any of my Albums'

    10/16/2017 2:26:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 135 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Laura Barton
    Hi, Linda. It has been 40 years since the release of your hugely successful album Simple Dreams (1). Do you have happy memories of it? Well, I don’t ever listen to my stuff once I’ve finished it, and I don’t really know what’s on it. I’m not saying it’s a bad record, I’m just saying I can’t remember it. When I listen to all my old stuff, I tend to be horrified. What do you feel is horrifying about your old stuff? I feel as if I really started learning how to sing in around 1980. I sang in an...
  • Linda Ronstadt - Poor Poor Pitiful Me

    11/22/2015 4:35:40 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 71 replies
    YouTube ^ | 22 Nov 15 | Warren Zevon and Linda Ronstadt
    Linda Ronstadt - Poor Poor Pitiful Me "Poor Poor Pitiful Me" is a rock song written and originally recorded by Warren Zevon in 1976. It is best known as one of Linda Ronstadt's signature hits from 1978. Country music singer Terri Clark scored a hit in 1996 with her own cover of the song. There have also been many other versions of this song. In keeping with Warren Zevon's sardonic lyrical style, the song's verses deal with a failed suicide, domestic abuse, and a brush with sadomasochism. The song first appeared on Zevon's 1976 self-titled solo album. It is reputed...
  • Linda Ronstadt: Parkinson's Took My Singing Voice

    08/23/2013 6:55:29 PM PDT · by mr fish · 120 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 8/23/2013 | Sophie Schillaci
    The 67-year-old, 11-time Grammy Award winner details her struggle with the disease in an interview with the AARP. Grammy Award-winning artist Linda Ronstadt has revealed that a recent Parkinson's diagnosis has rendered her unable to sing. In an interview with the AARP, the 67-year-old says that she was officially diagnosed with the degenerative disorder eight months ago after displaying symptoms as far back as eight years ago. "I couldn't sing," she told AARP music reporter Alanna Nash, "and I couldn't figure out why. I knew it was mechanical. I knew it had to do with the muscles, but I thought...
  • Entertainers speak out on Ariz. immigration law

    04/30/2010 4:57:25 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 38 replies · 1,413+ views
    hosted ^ | Apr 30 | JONATHAN J. COOPER and PAUL DAVENPORT
    PHOENIX (AP) -- A backlash against a new Arizona law cracking down on illegal immigration is broadening from the political to the sports and entertainment arenas with lawsuits filed, singers denouncing the measure and protesters gathering at an Arizona Diamondbacks baseball game.
  • Tucson Princess, Linda Ronstadt says, "You're No Good" to Anti- Illegal Immigration Law

    04/29/2010 3:57:40 PM PDT · by lulu16 · 50 replies · 1,301+ views
    KVOA ^ | April 29, 2010 | AP
    Singer Linda Ronstadt joins three groups suing over immigration law Updated 2.6 hrs ago | Posted - 4/29/2010 at 2:01PM PHOENIX (AP) - Singer Linda Ronstadt is lending her voice to a lawsuit by Latino groups challenging Arizona's new law that cracks down on illegal immigration. At state Capitol news conference Thursday, the Tucson native said, "Mexican-Americans are not going to take this lying down." The American... » Read the full story
  • Scoopsville . . . (LINDA RONSTADT SMACKDOWN)

    08/25/2006 10:04:19 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 77 replies · 11,900+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | August 25, 2006 | MICHAEL SNEED SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST
    Time flies . . . Dateline: The Barely Relevant Line -- the Dixie Chicks caused a major stir -- and a dent in their pocketbooks -- when they said they were embarrassed President Bush was from Texas, but Sneed has yet to hear a whisper of criticism over veteran crooner Linda Ronstadt telling a Canadian newspaper, "I'm embarrassed George Bush is from the United States." Guess when your star fades, so does your audience.
  • Panama - Daughter of Manuel Noriega appointed to diplomatic post at Miami consulate

    02/18/2005 7:52:30 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 7 replies · 1,044+ views
    AFP via Babelfish translation | February 18, 2005
    The girl of the Noriega General named with the consulate from Panama in Miami PANAMA - One of the girls of the former strong man of Panama, the Manual General Noriega, was named as diplomat with the consulate from Panama in Miami, announced the minister panaméen Foreign Affairs Samuel Lewis. His/her father is imprisoned there since 1990. Sandra Noriega "is a qualified person who has the right to serve her country", affirmed Friday the minister. The father of the diplomat directed Panama of 1981 to 1989, after death in an air crash of the president panaméen Omar Torrijos, father...
  • Aladdin’s Lamp Torches Moore

    09/23/2004 6:51:13 PM PDT · by Disambiguator · 7 replies · 772+ views
    Shotgun News - Neal Knox Report ^ | August 20, 2004 | Neal Knox
    WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 20) – Here in D.C.’s summer doldrums, midway between the conventions, with Congress out for the August recess, and political pundits having little to do except fulminate about the impending “sunset” of the so-called “Assault Weapons” ban Sept. 13, it’s good to enjoy a belly laugh. My laugh began over a month ago, when Linda Ronstadt, singing at the Aladdin Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas, dedicated a song to “crockumentary” filmmaker Michael Moore, extolling his presumed virtues and his Bush-whacking film Fahrenheit 9/11. The audience divided between cheers and boos. And many walked out. Bill Timmins,...
  • Bill Timmins

    08/19/2004 3:03:08 PM PDT · by swilhelm73 · 425+ views
    Snopes ^ | 17 August 2004 | Barbara and David P. Mikkelson
    Legend: E-mail features response to Michael Moore's open letter from Bill Timmins, president of the Aladdin casino. Examples:
  • Democrats Sell Apocalypse Now To Hollywood

    08/13/2004 5:41:53 AM PDT · by OESY · 12 replies · 1,143+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 13, 2004 | Daniel Henninger
    ... The most talked about Democratic fund-raiser before the convention was at Radio City Music Hall, featuring Whoopi Goldberg, the comedian and former Slim-Fast pitch person. ... Linda Ronstadt stopped an innocent gig in Vegas to make a demented pitch for "Fahrenheit 9/11." Hollywood's become a town of Demophiliacs. ... Hyper-politicized Hollywood is the new bed Bill Clinton made for the Democrats, and now the party is going to have to lie in it.... Mr. Kerry has raised $47.5 million in California. Al Gore raised only $5 million. Isn't it becoming harder by the day to take the Democrats seriously...
  • Activists Against Artists (Vanity)

    08/07/2004 6:48:57 PM PDT · by chuknospam · 15 replies · 596+ views
    Me | 8/7/2004 | Me
    When the Dixie Chicks made their snide comment about President Bush, hundreds if not thousands of people lined up at radio stations across America to dump their Dixie Chicks CD's.Let's face it, artists are paid to entertain us, they are the jesters of society and true they are allowed to have a personal opinion, they should keep their opinion to themselves and not use their social position to promote their idealology. We all have an opion but few of us have a sounding board to share our opinion with thousands of people.Some folks commented that dumping their Chicks CD's did...

    08/06/2004 7:30:39 AM PDT · by Tuscaloosa Goldfinch · 64 replies · 2,634+ views
    Alabama Policy Institute ^ | July 29, 2004 | Gary Palmer
    America is Indeed Becoming Two Nations Over the last few weeks I have come to realize that Democratic Vice Presidential nominee John Edwards is at least partially correct when he says there are two Americas. Unfortunately, his portrayal of the two Americas is nothing more than a recycling of the liberal political tactic of promoting class distinction and envy attempting to pit us against each other. But a more serious analysis of the social, cultural and political forces presently vying for their place in our nation would show that there are, indeed, two Americas. One America is still trying to...
  • Ronstadt Concerts Cancelling...EXCELLENT WORK FReepers!

    08/05/2004 11:11:57 AM PDT · by Bob J · 139 replies · 7,342+ views
    8-6-04 | Bob j
    Linda Ronstadr concerts are starting to fall like flies!"Singer Linda Ronstadt has canceled her September concerts, including two shows at Bass Hall, scheduled for Sept. 14-15, the venue announced Thursday." "It was Ms. Ronstadt's decision to cancel her September date," said Paul Beard, managing director of Bass Hall. "Our role was to accept that outcome and respond as we would to any other cancellation." Two other Ronstadt concerts in Fayetteville, Ark., scheduled for Sept. 17-18 at the Walton Performing Arts Center, were canceled as well. " Thanks to all who called or sent letters/email to her upcoming venues! We CAN...
  • 1st Linda Ronstadt, now (rabid Reagan-Hater) Don Henley booed

    08/02/2004 11:23:01 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 123 replies · 2,764+ views ^ | Tuesday, August 3, 2004
    HOLLYWOOD VS. AMERICA1st Linda Ronstadt, now Don Henley booed'We used to be able to have civil debate in this country. Not anymore' Posted: August 3, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 Don Henley Singer Don Henley was booed at a concert in Orange County, Calif., after mentioning his friendship with Linda Ronstadt, who gained national attention after alienating much of her audience with a song dedication to leftist filmmaker Michael Moore. At the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, Calif., on Thursday Henley made several political comments between songs, according to a report in the Orange County Register. One comment began: "Given what...
  • A Song and a Boot

    07/27/2004 8:48:24 AM PDT · by philosofy123 · 16 replies · 424+ views
    July 27, 2004 | Charley Reese
    Linda Ronstadt dedicated a song to Michael Moore and his film "Fahrenheit 9/11" and got the boot from the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. They treated her shabbily, escorting her out of the building without allowing her to return to her room. This came after some members of the audience booed and walked out of her show. If I had been a member of the audience, I might also have walked out, though I wouldn't have booed the lady. When one pays a hefty charge to be entertained, one has a right not to get a political lecture,...
  • It's open season on Christians – again

    07/25/2004 3:40:53 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 15 replies · 919+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 7/24/04 | Rabbi Daniel Lapin
    One-time girlfriend of quirky California Gov. Jerry Brown in the '70s, singer Linda Ronstadt has been busy lately. She dedicated her song "Desperado" to Michael Moore and his bogus-mentary, "Fahrenheit 911," she got herself tossed out of the Aladdin casino in Las Vegas, and she gave an interview to a newspaper. Although I doubt this was her intention, she has actually taught us three lessons: One, she and many of her fellow entertainers do have a religion – I'd call it "secular fundamentalism." Two, it's open season on Christians, the last unprotected minority in America. Her third lesson, well, I'll...

    07/25/2004 6:45:17 AM PDT · by RayChuang88 · 76 replies · 2,782+ views
    New York Post ^ | July 25, 2004 | MICHELLE MALKIN
    July 25, 2004 -- LOOK into Linda Ronstadt's famous brown eyes. She represents the face of the Hollyweird Left: puffy, petulant, and more self-absorbed than my diapered 8-month-old baby after a bottle of warm milk and a nap. Given her own infantile behavior, a diaper, warm milk and nap may be just the things Ronstadt needs. Last weekend, the 58-year-old diva disdainfully took the stage in Las Vegas ("It's such a strange, weird place," she complained) for a gig at the Aladdin hotel. Since the start of her tour, she has dedicated the Eagles' song "Desperado" to left-wing filmmaker Michael...
  • Its Open Season On Christians - Again (Rabbi Daniel Lapin Slams Linda Ronstadt's PC Bigotry)

    07/24/2004 2:54:50 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 28 replies · 1,400+ views ^ | 07/24/04 | Rabbi Daniel Lapin
    It's open season on Christians – again By Rabbi Daniel Lapin One-time girlfriend of quirky California Gov. Jerry Brown in the '70s, singer Linda Ronstadt has been busy lately. She dedicated her song "Desperado" to Michael Moore and his bogus-mentary, "Fahrenheit 911," she got herself tossed out of the Aladdin casino in Las Vegas, and she gave an interview to a newspaper. Although I doubt this was her intention, she has actually taught us three lessons: One, she and many of her fellow entertainers do have a religion – I'd call it "secular fundamentalism." Two, it's open season on Christians,...
  • Ronstadt gets audience walkout encore

    07/23/2004 11:41:27 AM PDT · by MikalM · 55 replies · 1,985+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 7/23/04 | Bonita Brewer
    Ronstadt gets audience walkout encore By Bonita Brewer CONTRA COSTA TIMES LIVERMORE - Linda Ronstadt's political message sent close to a hundred concert-goers home early Thursday evening. What had been a mellow evening at Wente Vineyards, with the crowd even serenading her with "Happy Birthday" at one point, turned into a rush for the exits by some fans angry by her encore tribute to filmmaker Michael Moore. "She just had to do it," one fan steamed as he headed for the parking lot. "It was good until the end," another yelled to TV crews waiting outside the concert. "She's getting...