Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice. Linda Ronstadt at her home in Malibu, January 1968. Moment captured by Henry Diltz.
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice. Linda Ronstadt at her home in Malibu, January 1968. Moment captured by Henry Diltz.

Sheryl Crow will perform at the World Premiere of the documentary Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival on Friday April 26.

In Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice, Oscar-winning directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman (THE TIMES OF HARVEY MILK, THE CELLULOID CLOSET, COMMON THREADS: STORIES FROM THE QUILT, HOWL, LOVELACE) use deep-cut archival footage, and Ronstadt’s own astute recollections, to celebrate an artist whose desire to do justice to the songs that touched her soul made generations of fans fall in love with her – and with the sound of her voice.

With one of the most memorably stunning voices that has ever hit the airwaves, Linda Ronstadt burst onto the 1960s folk rock music scene in her early twenties. The lead singer of the Stone Poneys, Ronstadt eventually branched out to begin her decades long career as a solo artist, touring the world selling out stadiums and, at one point, setting the record as the highest paid female artist in rock. Most remarkable to this day is her interest in and willingness to jump into new and challenging styles of music, including opera, jazz, and Mexican folk, excelling fantastically with each. Ronstadt has also been an outspoken political advocate for causes such as same-sex marriage and the inhumane treatment of undocumented immigrants, never shying away from fighting for what she believes both on and off the stage.

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