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Linda Ronstadt – Get Closer (2006 FLAC)

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Linda Ronstadt - Get Closer (2006 FLAC)

Linda Ronstadt – Get Closer (2006 FLAC)

Artist: Linda Ronstadt
Album: Get Closer
Release/Reissue: 2006
Genre: Country, Pop

01. Get Closer
02. The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
03. I Knew You When
04. Easy for You to Say
05. People Gonna Talk
06. Talk to Me of Mendocino
07. I Think It’s Gonna Work out Fine
08. Mr. Radio
09. Lies
10. Tell Him
11. Sometimes You Just Can’t Win
12. My Blue Tears

Released in 1982, Get Closer is in many respects a classic Linda Ronstadt album. It contains the style of songs most associated with her, from pop ballads to country. The album took over a year to record and features musicians who had played with her for years (in Kenny Edwards’ case, he had played bass with her since the Stone Poneys). The title track was nominated for a Best Rock Performance Female Grammy, and the album was nominated for Best Popular Performance Female. “It’s Gonna Work Out Fine” is a duet with James Taylor and a cover of the Ike & Tina Turner hit. Ronstadt also does a smooth cover of Billy Joe Royal’s hit “I Knew You When.” Another standout track is her version of Jimmy Webb’s ballad “Easy for You to Say,” which might even top the original.