Linda Ronstadt was one of the first true multi-genre female superstars, and her impact on country music is so great that she ranks No. 23 on Taste of Country's list of Country Music's Most Powerful Women of All Time.
Linda Ronstadt is one of several musical icons who will be honored for her lifetime of achievements in the music industry. Ronstadt is the latest artist to be announced as a recipient of a 2016 Special Merit Award from the Recording Academy.
It was only recently revealed that Linda Ronstadt is battling Parkinson's Disease, but now, the singer is opening up about her struggle with the illness, including sharing the symptoms she noticed before being diagnosed.
Sad news was revealed from one of my favorite female artists; Linda Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease. She was one of the first cross-over artists in the '70s & '80s with a number of Grammy Awards to show for her success. The 67 year old Ronstadt announced her retirement this w…