Linda Ronstadt's Living In The USA went Double Platinum in 1978

September 18, 2017

Linda Ronstadt’s "Living in the U.S.A."

was issued on September 18th in 1978

with advance orders of two million units

 

Living in the U.S.A.

was made a Double Platinum LP

before it even hit the stores

 

Living in the U.S.A.

was issued as a picture disc vinyl LP

in limited edition

 

Tracklist

~ Back In The U.S.A.

Written-By – Chuck Berry

~ When I Grow Too OId To Dream

Written-By – Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg

~ Just One Look

Written-By – D. Payne*, G. Carroll*

~ Alison

Written-By – Elvis Costello

~ White Rhythm & Blues

Written-By – J.D. Souther*

~ All That You Dream

Written-By – Bill Payne, Paul Barrére*

~ Ooh Baby Baby

Written-By – Warren Moore, William Robinson*

~ Mohammed's Radio

Written-By – Warren Zevon

~ Blowing Away

Written-By – Eric Kaz

~ Love Me Tender

Written-By – Elvis Presley, Vera Matson

Credits

~ Acoustic Guitar – Waddy Wachtel 

~ Alto Saxophone – David Sanborn 

~ Backing Vocals – Andrew Gold, Arnold McCuller, David Lasley, James Gilstrap, John Lehman, Kenny Edwards,  Linda Ronstadt, Pat Henderson, Peter Asher, Sherlie Matthews , 

Waddy Wachtel 

~ Bass – Kenny Edwards (tracks: A1, A3-B4)

~ Congas – Russell Kunkel* (tracks: A5, B4)

~ Cowbell – Peter Asher (tracks: A3)

~ Design, Art Direction – Kosh

~ Drums – Russell Kunkel

~ Electric Guitar – Dan Dugmore, Waddy Wachtel 

~ Electric Piano – Don Grolnick 

~ Lead Vocals – Linda Ronstadt

~ Mastered By – Doug Sax

~ Organ – Don Grolnick 

~ Pedal Steel Guitar – Dan Dugmore 

~ Photography – Jim Shea

~ Photography By – Jim Shea

~ Piano – Don Grolnick 

~ Producer – Peter Asher

~ Recorded By George Ybarra

~ Mixed By – Val Garay

~ Shaker – Peter Asher 

~ Tambourine – Peter Asher 

 

 

 

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