Ronstadt inducted into Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame today

2014-04-10T00:00:00Z 2014-04-10T08:26:28Z Ronstadt inducted into Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame todayBy Kathleen Allen Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
April 10, 2014 12:00 am  • 

Today Linda Ronstadt will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — the first native Tucsonan to reach those hallowed halls.

That’s quite a journey for a Tucsonan who graduated from Catalina High School in 1964, still has family in the Old Pueblo and still visits her hometown.

The world knows her as a singer who has excelled in rock, country, standards and mariachi, has won 11 Grammys, two Academy of Country Music Awards, a Latin Grammy Award and an Emmy.

But in Tucson, we’ve known her as a child, high school student, budding artist, and a successful one who hasn’t let fame keep her from doing what she thinks is right.

Read recollections from those who knew her when, as well as a few whose lives she impacted after she was a household name, in today’s Caliente.

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