Bonnie Raitt, singer
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 ~ Ranked #4 VH-1 100 Greatest Women Of Rock & Roll in 1999.

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November 8, 2008 ~ Billboard Hot 100 ~ #3 (68) Beyoncé, If I Were Boy ~ #2 (2) T.I. featuring Rihanna, Live Your Life ~ #1 (1) T.I., Whatever You Like

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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 ~ For Everyman (1973) ~ Ranked #450 Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time in 2012 ~ On his second album, Browne emerged as the J.D. Salinger of the L.A. singer-songwriters; songs like These Days (first recorded by Velvet Underground singer Nico) capture the shift from the idealistic Sixties to the disillusioned Seventies. ~ 2012 © Rolling Stone



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