Chart Position: 11

  • The 1976 LP Hasten Down the Wind won Best female pop vocal performance Grammy award
  • Originally recorded by Buddy Holly & the Crickets (1957)
  • Written by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison and Norman Petty
  • Guitar: Andrew Gold, Waddy Wachtel, Dan Dugmore
  • Keyboards: Andrew Gold, Clarence McDonald
  • Backing vocals: Kenny Edwards, Herb Pedersen, Sherlie Mathews, Clydie King, Wendy Waldeman
  • Produced by Peter Asher
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • The 1976 LP Hasten Down the Wind became Linda Ronstadt’s third consecutive million seller, a first time accomplishment for a female recording artist
  • Also recorded by Ravens (1957), Q-Tees w/Jazzmen (1957), Cliff Richard and The Drifters (1959), Pat Boone (1961), Allisons (1961), Bobby Vee (1963), Tommy Roe (1964), Everly Brothers (1965), Statler Brothers (1966), Barry Goldberg Blues Band (1966), Skeeter Davis (1967), Ryans (1967), Francoise Hardy (1968), Terry Farlan (1969), Jerry Naylor (1972), Foghat (1974), New Jordal Swingers (1974), Rockin’ Devils (1975), Mike Berry (1976), Pure Prairie League (1976), Flamin’ Groovies (1977), Hans Edler (1979), Hollies (1980), Dillard-Hartford-Dillard (1980), Lynn Anderson (1985), Big Daddy (1992), Bo Gumbos (1994), Quarrymen (1995), Connie Francis (1996), Carlos Segarra (2000), P.J. Proby (2003) and many others

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