Part of her impeccable string of mid-1970s albums that defined California's soft-rock scene, Linda Ronstadt's Grammy-winning Hasten Down the Wind is the vocalist at her best - and that's saying something. Just consider the watertight repertoire: The Warren Zevon title track, Patsy Cline's (by way of Willie Nelson) ^#147;Crazy," Buddy Holly's "That'll Be the Day," Nelson's "Down So Low," This is a can't miss affair.
Now, due to Mobile Fidelity's trademark sonic restoration, the album finally has the exquisite sound it has always deserved. Listeners can now literally feel Ronstadt's deep-seeded emotions. Even better, her covers of affecting ballads intentionally revolve around vocal-heavy arrangements. It's no wonder that the album, which topped the country charts, also yielded two Top 20 hits and resulted in the artist's first platinum-record award.
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