Folk is the people's music. It's storytelling — the news of the day in song long before rap came 'round. It's Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger and Bob Dylan. It's "Pancho and Lefty" and the "Angel from Montgomery"...
Greater love hath no man than he who will, in a dive bar full of heavy metal fans, rise up on his hind legs and defend his love of Linda Ronstadt to all and sundry. I stand second to no one in my appreciation of Linda. Her voice, musical tastes, beauty and important place in the late 1970s / early 1980s musical pantheon place her at the top of any heap you care to assemble. Period. A word about that voice: by any definition it is quite nearly perfect. It is seductive and endearing... more