|Tags:||oldies 1960s the stone poneys home collection|
|Decades:||1960s 1990s 2000s|
Formed in 1964, the Stone Poneys are remembered today almost exclusively for the fact that their lead singer was Linda Ronstadt. The unit came together in Tucson, Arizona, USA, and originally consisted of Ronstadt (15 July 1946, Tucson, Arizona, USA), who had performed with a sister and brother as the Three Ronstadts, Bob Kimmel (guitar) and Kenny Edwards (b. 10 February 1946, Santa Monica, California, USA; keyboards, guitar). Moving to Los Angeles in 1965, the band was booked into folk clubs such as the Troubadour. A record offer by Mercury Records was declined (the label had demanded they perform surf music!), and they signed instead with Sidewalk Records, releasing the rare single So Fine/Everybody Has Their Own Ideas. They were next signed to Capitol Records. The bands debut album, a self-titled effort, was unsuccessful in 1966, but a single, Different Drum, written by future Monkees member Michael Nesmith and taken...