Musican Linda Ronstadt smiles during a news conference in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, May 5, 2009 to announce she will perform on Sept. 27, at the San Jose Mariachi and Mexican Heritage Festival. The concert is billed as a tribute to United Farm Workers leader Cesar Chavez. Other musicans that will play at the festival are Carlos Santana, Joan Baez and Los Lobos. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
July 28, 2011 12:37:34 PM PDT
NEW YORK (AP) - July 28, 2011 --
Linda Ronstadt broke barriers for women as one of the top-selling artists of her generation, and she's going to detail how she did it in a new memoir for Simon & Schuster.