Women Who Rock: The 50 Greatest Albums of All Time

The fiercest albums that female musicians have given the world

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Linda Ronstadt, 'Heart Like a Wheel'

42. Linda Ronstadt, 'Heart Like a Wheel'

Capitol, 1974

A hippie country sweetie-pie becomes the star of the burgeoning LA. soft-rock scene, with gorgeous tributes to Buddy Holly, Hank Williams, the Everly Brothers and the McGarrigle sisters.

Essential moment: "You're No Good," revving up a great old Betty Everett song with dread and paranoia.

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