Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice Reviews

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March 9, 2020
The film successfully paints Ronstadt as a whip-smart, boundary-breaking artist... But it shys away from critically evaluating her accomplishments while portraying her as somewhat forgotten in today's music scene, which seems a tad unfair.
February 27, 2020
The Sound of My Voice is entirely satisfying and worthwhile. Like its title character, the movie builds on familiar elements to make something new and beautiful.
February 27, 2020
Engaging musical biography on the awesome Linda Ronstadt.
January 19, 2020
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is wholly a tribute to a performer, an artist and a pioneer whose story is as textured and interesting as the songs she sings.
January 17, 2020
In a lot of ways, it isn't just about her. It's about identity: being the eye of the storm that's blessed not just with sight but also with sound, the sound of mind.
January 13, 2020
A moving portrait of an artist whose life has been brought to heel against an unbeatable foe.
January 6, 2020
I can't remember another documentary in which a popular artist comes across so likably.
November 5, 2019
...this film serves as a time capsule of her greatest moments and a reminder of how great music was before auto-tune!
October 28, 2019
I've always been a fan of her music. With Linda Ronstadt - The Sound of My Voice, I am stricken anew.
October 25, 2019
This entertaining documentary is an irresistible time capsule for anyone who listened to the radio or bought records in the 1970s and '80s.
October 10, 2019
Oscar-winning directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman have tackled complicated subjects before...Maybe they're just overawed by the subject, although they do have plenty of good material to work with...
October 10, 2019
The Sound of My Voice is a must-watch for fans of Ronstadt, as well as lovers of folk music and those fascinated by the iconic Los Angeles music scene of the '60s and '70s.
October 6, 2019
I'm not only recommending you go see Sound of My Voice, I think it's important to see it in a theater featuring the best possible sound system you can find.
October 5, 2019
All she did was walk around and sing better than just about anyone else of her generation.
October 2, 2019
Mostly, the documentary makes you want to take a deep dive into her discography, especially that amazing run of albums from the 1970s, and that's one of the best things you can ask from any music documentary.
October 2, 2019
Alternating between performance clips from the past (oh, the bell-bottoms and the hair! oh, the amazing songs!) and today in retirement and surrounded by family, this is a moving, historically fascinating, thoroughly enchanting film.
September 28, 2019
Whether or not you're a fan, this documentary profiling Ronstadt's career and legacy hits the right notes.
September 28, 2019
...Hanging over much of the film is the singer's illness, which is dealt with tastefully and without exploitation. The final 10 minutes are poignant.
September 27, 2019
CNN Films could have taken a lesson from its subject by not pulling any punches.
September 27, 2019
[Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice] does take us on a rich, nostalgic journey that will be received as a bittersweet valentine by old fans and might introduce newbies to a remarkable artist who refused to stay in her lane.
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