More than a decade later, the same thing is happening in hip-hop as European producers export dance music that has a more directly technological aura.Leading the onslaught has been the group Technotronic, created by the Belgian disc jockey and producer ''Thomas De Quincy'' Bogaert and featuring the Zairean-born teen-age rapper Manuella ''Ya Kid K'' Komosi.You can use this form to report problematic or annoying ads.
During her career, Ronstadt, who was born in Arizona, won 11 Grammy Awards as well as two Country Music Awards and an Emmy.She was also nominated for a Tony Award for her role in the 1981 musical The Pirates of Penzance. 3 in the British charts, while her duet with Aaron Neville, 'Don't Know Much', reached No. In 1978, she made an estimated million, the equivalent to million (£27 million) today.Dubbed "Rock's Venus" by Rolling Stone magazine, she also featured on the front pages of numerous publications throughout her career.Ronstadt on her most recent album, ''Cry Like a Rainstorm - Howl Like the Wind.'' On the group's current tour, which will bring it to the Garden State Arts Center in Holmdel, N. When the disco craze was in full swing in the late 1970's, Europe began sending dance music across the Atlantic that had a more mechanized sound than its American counterpart.''Eurodisco'' reached its peak of mechanization in the music of the West German group Kraftwerk.Succeeding Technotronic have been the Italian team of Black Box, whose current hit, ''Everybody, Everybody,'' is sung by a former French model named Katrin, and most impressive, a West German-made hit, ''The Power,'' by Snap.''The Power,'' performed by the American-born duo of Turbo B and Penny Ford, was produced by the Frankfurt team of John (Virgo) Garrett 3d and Benito Benites, who work with a sequencer (which stores computerized sounds), a synthesizer and a sound sampler in a studio that doesn't even use tape.Ronstadt has a knack for taking a song and making it her own, and there's no better example of this than her treatment of the old classics performed on the 'Nelson Riddle Trilogy' ("What's New", "Lush Life" and "For Sentimental Reasons").") ALL-TIME TOP FIVE: 1) You're No Good (from Heart Like a Wheel) 2) When Will I Be Loved (from Heart Like a Wheel) 3) Blue Bayou (from Simple Dreams) 4) How Do I Make You (from Mad Love) 5) Poor Poor Pitiful Me (from Simple Dreams) RECOMMENDED ALBUM: HEART LIKE A WHEEL "Labelled from the beginning, this pretty faced gal from the Arizona border towns launched into a career full of hard luck, hard livin' tunes aimed at proving she could belt 'em out with the best of 'em.Nearly always taken for granted, this gringa has since made her mark through torch songs, corridas, country honky tonks, hard rockers and the lushest pop melodies with her singular golden instrument, a voice bigger and bolder than most any other female artist around.""Drop-dead gorgeous, with a voice to match, Linda was a pivotal figure in 70's pop, helping expose some criminally ignored (at the time) songwriters to a wider audience, and reinvigorating some of the classics." Advertisers are not allowed to run annoying ads on RYM.The 67-year-old, who sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and is widely regarded as the most successful female rock singer of the 1970s, said she was diagnosed eight months ago and "can't sing a note".In an interview with AARP Magazine, the rock and country singer said she began to show symptoms eight years ago, but initially dismissed it as something to do with an unspecified tick-borne illness she has.