Bonnie Raitt

Bonnie Raitt

Long a critics' darling, singer/guitarist Bonnie Raitt did not begin to win the comparable commercial success due her until the release of the aptly titled 1989 blockbuster Nick of Time; her tenth album, it rocketed her into the mainstream consciousness nearly two decades after she first committed her unique blend of blues, rock, and R&B to vinyl.
Born in Burbank, California, on November 8, 1949, she was the daughter of Broadway star John Raitt, best known for his starring performances in such smashes as Carousel and The Pajama Game. After picking up the guitar at the age of 12, Raitt felt an immediate affinity for the blues, and although she went off to attend Radcliffe in 1967, within two years she had dropped out to begin playing the Boston folk and blues club circuit. Signing with noted blues manager Dick Waterman, she was soon performing alongside the likes of idols including Howlin' Wolf, Sippie Wallace, and Mississippi Fred McDowell.



Bonnie Raitt sings "Million Miles," from her new album SLIPSTREAM, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA, on May 9, 2012.
Green Light

Green Light

1982

Let's Keep It Between Us

Steal This Movie

Steal This Movie

1998

It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

Bonnie Raitt and Friends

Bonnie Raitt and Friends

Live 9/30/05 - 2006 CD+DVD

Well, Well, Well with Ben Harper

Chris Smither Train Home

Chris Smither Train Home

2003

Desolation Row Bonnie sings harmony vocals

Tom Corwin and Tim Hockenberry  - Mostly Dylan

Tom Corwin and Tim Hockenberry - Mostly Dylan

2004

Mr. Tambourine Man Bonnie plays slide guitar

Slipstream

Slipstream

2012

Million Miles
Standing In The Doorway

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