In 1970, Linda Ronstadt released the song as a single and on the album Silk Purse. The single spent 12 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at No. 25, while reaching No. 15 on Canada’s “RPM 100”, No. 8 on Canada’s CHUM 30 chart, and No. 20 on Billboard’s Easy Listening chart. In 1971, Linda Ronstadt was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Female Vocal Performance for her rendition of “Long, Long Time”. What did you think? Please tell us in the comment section below and remember to sign up for our free newsletter.