When 70s Girls Sang the 50s Boy Songs

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The Stone Poneys girl singer, Linda Ronstadt broke out as solo performer covering Hank Williams’ Lovesick Blues, Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison tunes.

She ranged all over genres and even appeared as herself on The Simpsons.

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Sad day for music: Linda Ronstadt has lost her voice

circa 1958:  Headshot of American rock 'n' roll musician and singer Buddy Holly (1936 - 1959) wearing his signature horn-rimmed eyeglasses.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

circa 1958: Headshot of American rock ‘n’ roll musician and singer Buddy Holly (1936 – 1959) wearing his signature horn-rimmed eyeglasses. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

 

Elvis Presley covered Olivia Newton-John’s “If you Love Me Let me Know” and “Let me Be There” hits and she recorded Eddie Cochrane’s Summertime Blues.

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Interesting trivia – August 16th, 1977, the Production of Grease filmed the Rizzo “Sandra Dee” scene.

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