Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist
Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is an American blues singer-songwriter and slide guitar player. 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...Wikipedia
Born: 8th November, 1949, Burbank, California
Height: Height Unknown
Claim to Fame: 9 Grammy Awards
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Bonnie Raitt is the self-titled debut album by Bonnie Raitt, released in 1971 (see 1971 in music). A straight-blues affair, it was recorded at an empty summer camp on Enchanted Island, about 30 miles west of Minneapolis on Lake Minnetonka. "We recorded live on four tracks because we wanted a more spontaneous and natural feeling in the music," Raitt wrote in the album's liner notes, "a feeling often sacrificed when the musicians know they can overdub their part on a separate track until it's perfect."
Dominated the Grammy ceremonies in Los Angeles, winning four awards for her tenth album: Album of the Year (for "Nick of Time"); Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female; Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female, and Best Traditional Blues Recording (for her duet with John Lee Hooker: "I`m in the Mood"). [21 February 1990]
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BOSTON—"Weepin`" Willie Robinson, a blues singer who performed with Steven Tyler and Bonnie Raitt but also spent time homeless, has died at age 81.
more stories like thisRobinson had been a sharecropper, an Army veteran and a friend of performers, including B.B. King.
"He was truly the elder statesman of the (Boston) blues. He was our godfather. He was the most dear man," Holly Harris, host of "Blues on Sunday" on WBOS radio, told The Boston Globe for Monday`s editions.
When he sang, "you knew he meant it because he had... Read More
Posted by CoconutKevy 7 years ago
I`m certain that it was an incredible gift for me to not only be friends with some of the greatest blues people who`ve ever lived, but to learn how they played, how they sang, how they lived their lives, ran their marriages, and talked to their kids.
There were so many great music and political scenes going on in the late `60s in Cambridge. The ratio of guys to girls at Harvard was four to one, so all of those things were playing in my mind.
Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist.