A friend and I were talking about Linda Ronstadt and how underrated we think she is. Her voice is golden and bold, a very nice combo. In the next few days I get the 92Y catalog and there it is on September 18th, a conversation with Linda. I buy ticket the next day. Two days later, the news comes that she has Parkinsons and can't sing anymore. It's a total tragedy for our ears, but worse for her being. As of my post, there are still tickets available.
I'm looking forward to what she has to say and I'm sure it's a lot. Her autobiography Simple Dreams comes out in September. The New Yorker has a nice piece on the power of Linda.