“Poor Poor Pitiful Me”, song first written and recorded by Warren Zevon in 1976. Linda Ronstadt recorded it for the asylum records label, in May 1977, at The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, California. At the recording session For the song and album, Linda was accompanied by: Peter Asher (vocal, guitar and percussion), Mike Auldridge (guitar and dobro), Wady Wachtel (guitar), John D. Souther (guitar), Dan Dugmore (steel), Richard Feves and Kenny Edwards (bass), Don Henley, Mike Bottis and Rick Marot
From Album Linda Ronstadt Silk Purse
Silk Purse is the second studio album by Linda Ronstadt, released in March 1970, a year after the release of her solo debut, Hand Sown ... Home Grown. It was recorded at Cinderella Sound Studio in Nashville – the only Ronstadt album recorded in the country music capital – and was produced by Elliot Mazer, who had previously worked with Richie Havens, Gordon Lightfoot, James Cotton, Rufus Thomas, Chubby Checker and Frank Sinatra.Mazer was recommended to Linda
"When Will I Be Loved" is a classic popular song written by Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers, who had a US top ten hit with it in 1960. Linda Ronstadt covered the song in 1975, and her version was an even bigger hit in the US peaking at No. 2.
The song had its highest profile when Linda Ronstadt covered it on her album Heart Like A Wheel. This version rearranges the verses of the Everly Brothers original, transposing the first and fourth verses. Capitol Records was reportedly unsure whether