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California Live At Koshien 1981 [Shakuntala STCD-16, 1CD]
Live at the Hanshin Koshien Stadium, Nishinomiya, Japan; September 13, 1981. Fairly to very good audience recording.

In 1981, Linda Ronstadt performed two shows in Japan as part of The California Live tour featuring James Taylor and JD Souther. On September 11, she performed in Yokohama.

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Legendary singer Linda Ronstadt, 67, told AARP ( August 23, 2013 that she “can’t sing a note” because she suffers from Parkinson’s disease. Diagnosed eight months ago, Ronstadt began to show symptoms as long as eight years ago.

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Thanks to lefthandandy for sharing the show at Dime.

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Track 01. Mad Love 3:45 (6.3MB)
Track 02. It’s So Easy 3:47 (6.4MB)
Track 03. Party Girl 4:11 (7.0MB)
Track 04. Willin’ 3:51 (6.5MB)
Track 05. I Can’t Help It 3:27 (5.8MB)
Track 06. I Can’t Let Go 3:20 (5.6MB)
Track 07. Blue Bayou 4:19 (7.3MB)
Track 08. Faithless Love 4:05 (6.9MB)
Track 09. Hurt So Bad 3:30 (5.9MB)
Track 10. Poor Poor Pitiful Me 4:04 (6.8MB)
Track 11. You’re No Good 6:23 (10.7MB)
Track 12. How Do I Make You 2:49 (4.7MB)
Track 13. Back In The USA 2:53 (4.8MB)
Track 14. (Love Is Like A) Heat Wave 3:52 (6.5MB)
Track 15. Desperado 4:09 (7.0MB)
59 mins

In 2011, after 31 years, Mad Love was taken out of print. The album was put into print in 2012 as part of Warner/Rhino’s “Original Album Series” a group of five classic albums packaged in a box with each individual CD in a mini-replica of the original vinyl packaging. Click here to order Linda Ronstadt’s Original Album Series.

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  1. 3 Responses to “LINDA RONSTADT - NISHINOMIYA, JAPAN 1981”

  2. Linda.the one and only.Greatest pop,rock voice ever,very sad that shes having these issues now,its a bitch getting old,go see all of the remaining legends while you still can because you never know when another may go 2016 has been a real drag with so many gone this year

    By COREY M on Dec 28, 2016

  3. i luvs me some linda ronstat not da 70s but still considered thru 82 as part of it so tanks fo dis.please continue to makes me happy by postin 70s only shows and no modern fake muzak wit auto tune and lipsinkin or old geezers who cant cut da mustard no more ,70s rock 70s roll 70s rule

    By Boom Boom Mancini on Dec 28, 2016

  4. How does lipsinkin translate to music files?

    By Chris on Dec 28, 2016

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