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Linda Ronstadt
  • Birth Name: Linda Marie Ronstadt
  • Birth Place: Tucson, Arizona, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/15/1946, Cancer
  • Profession: Singer-songwriter; musician; record producer; actor
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The 10 Best Things You'll See on HBO's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Special – And 5 Moments You Won't

The heart of rock & roll really is still beating.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame staged its 29th annual induction ceremony at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn back in April, and HBO will air excerpts of the event on Saturday. This year's inductees spanned six decades of music, including NirvanaKISSHall and OatesCat StevensLinda RonstadtPeter Gabriel, the E Street Band and, for the first time ever, two managers: The BeatlesBrian Epstein and The Rolling StonesAndrew Loog Oldham.

Here are 10 highlights from the ceremony that will be shown on Saturday's special — as well as five backstage moments that viewers won't get to see:

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Nirvana, KISS and Cat Stevens Among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

NirvanaKISS and Cat Stevens are among the acts who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year, the organization announced Tuesday.

They will be joined by Hall and OatesPeter Gabriel and Linda Ronstadt at theApril 10 ceremony at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

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Nirvana, N.W.A Among Nominees for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has unveiled the 16 nominees up for possible induction this year.

The MetersLinda RonstadtKISSNirvanaPeter GabrielCat Stevens,Hall and Oates, N.W.A., YesLL Cool J, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, ChicDeep Purplethe Replacements, Link Wray and the Zombies are all on the list to be voted on by the Rock Hall's 600 members. 

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Mayor Of The Sunset Strip
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Becoming an Alcoholic

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Saturday Night Live: Maureen Stapleton, Linda Ronstadt, Phoebe Snow

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2013 Linda Ronstadt TV Show Series, Guest
2008 2008 ALMA Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2004 Mayor Of The Sunset Strip Movie, Actor
1995 Brian Wilson Movie, Actor

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Linda Ronstadt Reveals She Has Parkinson's Disease

Eleven time Grammy winner Linda Ronstadt has Parksinson's disease, the singer told AARP.org.

Ronstadt, 67, says she was diagnosed with the disease, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system, eight months ago... read more

"Rescue Me" Singer Fontella Bass Dies

Fontella Bass, the soul singer who topped the R&B charts with the 1965 hit "Rescue Me," has died, The Associated Press reports. She was 72.

Bass died Wednesday night at a St. Louis hospice from complications from a heart attack she suffered... read more

Andrew Gold, Songwriter Behind Golden Girls Theme, Dies at 59

Andrew Gold the singer-songwriter behind The Golden Girls theme song "Thank You for Being a Friend," has died. He was 59.

Gold died in his sleep Friday from an heart attack, his sister, Melani Gold Friedman, told the Los Angeles Times. She said he had been responding well to... read more

Who sang the theme song for ...

Question: Who sang the theme song for The Golden Girls?


Answer: Cynthia Fee sang an abbreviated version of Andrew Gold's "Thank You for Being a Friend" for the show, which, as you know, ran on NBC from 1985-92 and starred Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty as four seniors living in Miami.

The song was a Top 25 hit from Gold's 1978 album, All This and Heaven Too. The singer-songwriter (a term popularized when you needed to do at least one to have a career in the music business) had a previous Top 5 hit with "Lonely Boy" in 1976 and, putting in time as a producer, studio musician and songwriter for others, has worked with such notable talent as Linda Ronstadt, Karla Bonoff, James Taylor, Ringo Starr, Brian Wilson, Jackson Browne, Don Henley, Dia read more

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