Greatest Hits, Volume 2 (Linda Ronstadt album)

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Greatest Hits, Volume 2
Greatest hits album by Linda Ronstadt
Released October, 1980
Recorded 1976-1980
Genre Rock, Classic Rock, R&B
Label Asylum
Producer various
Linda Ronstadt chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3/5 stars[2]

Greatest Hits, Volume 2 is a hits compilation album from American singer/songwriter/producer Linda Ronstadt. It was released in late 1980 on Asylum Records.[3] The disc covers mostly Ronstadt's hard rocking singles. The album has sold close to two million copies in the United States alone and was Ronstadt's eighth consecutive Platinum certified album.

This album simply named Linda Ronstadt was under lincense released by Supraphon recording company in 1980 in communist Czechoslovakia, where it sold over 350,000 copies, considering it a major success.

This album has never been out of print. Additionally, a limited edition 24K Gold CD issue was available for many years.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "It's So Easy" (Buddy Holly, Norman Petty) – 2:26
  2. "I Can't Let Go" (Chip Taylor, Al Gorgoni) – 2:43
  3. "Hurt So Bad" (Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Wilding, Bobby Hart) – 3:12
  4. "Blue Bayou" (Roy Orbison, Joe Melson) – 3:54
  5. "How Do I Make You" (Billy Steinberg) – 2:21
  6. "Back in the U.S.A." (Chuck Berry) – 3:02
  7. "Ooo Baby Baby" (William "Smokey" Robinson, Warren Moore) – 3:18
  8. "Poor Poor Pitiful Me" (Warren Zevon) – 3:41
  9. "Tumbling Dice" (Keith Richards, Mick Jagger) – 3:05
  10. "Just One Look" (Gregory Carroll, Doris Payne) – 3:15
  11. "Someone to Lay Down Beside Me" (Karla Bonoff) – 3:58


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 701. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 
  3. ^ "Linda Ronstadt – Greatest Hits, Vol. 2". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-12-31. [dead link]