Label: Capitol Records - B0023844-02,Varèse Vintage - 302 067 357 8,Universal Music Special Markets - B0023844-02 • Format: CD Album, Reissue • Country: US • Genre: Folk, World, & Country •
Silk Purse is the second studio album by Linda Ronstadtreleased in Marcha year after the release of her solo debut, Hand Sown Home Grown. The album features songs in a traditional country music setting. Ronstadt later remarked that "Nashville Country is very different from California Country.
White's most significant contribution, however, was a ballad that Linda had to persuade her record company to include on the album — " Long, Long Time ," which in due course proved to be the singer's first charting single as a Donna Amante Mia - Umberto Tozzi - Le Mie Canzoni artist.
After it was recorded, and despite Ronstadt's obvious affection for the material, Capitol Records executives attempted to dissuade her from picking more songs like "Long, Long Time," which they considered too country.
It earned Ronstadt her first Grammy nomination in early Following the release of Silk Purse, Ronstadt formed a backing and touring band that she also used on her next, self-titled album. The musicians synced so well on stage, they later formed The Eagles. Music critic Robert Christgau commended Louise - Linda Ronstadt - Silk Purse for her choice of tunes but noted that "only occasionally — "Lovesick Blues" and "Long Long Time" are both brilliant — does she seem to find Kitty Wells 's soul as well as her timbre.
Though released in March, Silk Purse did not debut on the Billboard Top LP chart until Octoberspending 10 weeks on the chart but peaking at a disappointing No.
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