"No one can sing with Parkinson's disease, no matter how hard you try." 67 year old, 11 time Grammy Award winner, Linda Ronstadt announced on Friday that she was diagnosed with the disease 8 months ago, and it has taken away one of the greatest voices in music.

Linda made music better, especially rock, country and mariachi. In addition, the women that she inspired also went on to get into music carry a bit of Linda with them.


I dare say there would be no Eagles, but for Ronstadt.

You can hear Don Henley & Glenn Frey talking about Linda here: