Bonnie Raitt, singer
birth name: Bonnie Lynn Raitt

Bonnie Raitt

November 8, 1949, Burbank, CA

Long a critic's 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. ~ Allmusic: Bonnie Raitt ~ retrieved March 14, 2014 © Allmusic

Bonnie Raitt ~ Voted #99 Classic Rock 100 Wildest Guitar Heroes in 2007.

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November 8, 1975 ~ Billboard Hot 100 ~ #3 (2) John Denver, I'm Sorry ~ #2 (4) Eagles, Lyin' Eyes ~ #1 (1) Elton John, Island Girl


Bonnie Raitt ~ I Can't Make You Love Me (Reid/Shamblin) ~ Ranked #339 Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time in 2010 ~ “Of all the songs in my career, that one is the greatest gift,” Raitt said. “I think it stands among the best songs ever written.” ~ 2010 © Rolling Stone

As a Session musician, guest or band member

Jackson Browne ~ The Pretender (1976) ~ Ranked #391 Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time in 2012 ~ Laid-back Southern California folk rock took on new weight with Browne's fourth album. ~ 2012 © Rolling Stone

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