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Linda Ronstadt: Simple Dreams

Fred Schruers, Crawdaddy!, November 1977

WHEN LINDA Ronstadt dropped her hands down the mike-stand and went to make some small talk with the audience at a New York concert early this year, this reporter watched through his spread fingers. "Well, thanks," I heard her tell a cheering Boston audience in 1973. "Gee. And this town has always been known for its limp dick audiences."

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