Parkinson's takes away Linda Rondstadt's voice

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Parkinson's takes away Linda Rondstadt's voice
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Sun, 08-25-2013 - 10:31am

According to CBS news, Linda Rondstadt, a popular singer in the 70s, lost her singing voice to Parkinson's Disease. "Linda Ronstadt says she suffers from Parkinson's disease, which has robbed her ability to sing.The 67-year-old music legend tells AARP Magazine, in an article posted online Friday, that she was diagnosed eight months ago and "can't sing a note."Ronstadt says she began to show symptoms as long as eight years ago, but attributed her inability to sing then to a tick disease. When her hands began to tremble, Ronstadt said she thought the shaking was the result of a shoulder operation.She said she was "completely shocked" when she finally saw a neurologist and was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. "I wouldn't have suspected that in a million, billion years."No one can sing with Parkinson's disease," Ronstadt told AARP music writer Alanna Nash. "No matter how hard you try." read more

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Karla
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Registered: 04-22-2003

Thanks for posting this Karla! I wasn't at all aware of this and have been a fan of this lady for years!  Frown

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Registered: 04-22-2003

Karla,, here is a fine example of problems - I did a double post by accident - my brain fart - however I am unable to delete the second post. Oh well, someday I'll figure all this out if I keep at it....!

Marty

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Registered: 10-22-2001

Raw Talent...

Loved her voice...

She is an Amazing and Inspiring Woman!

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I loved her too and wondered what happened to her. I was shocked when I heard she couldn't sing anymore. It's  really sad.

Karla
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