Bonnie Raitt Biography (Wikipedia)
Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is an American blues singer-songwriter, musician, and activist.
During the 1970s, Raitt released a series of roots-influenced albums which incorporated elements of blues, rock, folk and country. In 1989, after several years of critical acclaim but little commercial success, she had a major hit with the album Nick of Time. The following two albums, Luck of the Draw (1991) and Longing in Their Hearts (1994), were also multimillion sellers, generating several hit singles, including "Something to Talk About", "Love Sneakin' Up on You", and the ballad "I Can't Make You Love Me" (with Bruce Hornsby on piano).
Raitt has received 10 Grammy Awards. She is listed as number 50 in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Singers of All Time" and number 89 on their list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".
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Will Bonnie Raitt ever retire?
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Bob's Birthday Greetings montage
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Bonnie Raitt - Women Be Wise
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Bonnie Raitt enters Michael Ball's Singers Hall of Fame
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