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Homecoming Queen: Linda Ronstadt

Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, April 1995

Thirty years ago Linda Ronstadt left Tucson for the folk-rock Mecca of Los Angeles. Now the first lady of softly streamlined country returns to the cleansing desert air of her native Arizona. "Be regular and orderly in your life," she tells Barney Hoskyns, "in order that you may be violent and original in your work."

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