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Bonnie Raitt: Home Plate (Warner Bros.)

Review by Penny Valentine, Sounds, November 1975

BONNIE RAITT is an intriguing talent, firmly rooted in the music of men like Otis Rush and Fred McDowell whom she met and worked with ...

Bonnie Raitt: The Bonnie Raitt Collection

Review by Mark Cooper, Q, September 1990

THE RELEASE OF this 20-track retrospective of her nine Warners albums must be sweet revenge for Bonnie Raitt. ...


Bonnie Raitt: Give It Up (Warner Bros.)

Review by Loraine Alterman, New York Times, The, December 1972

Bonnie Branches Out ...

Bonnie Raitt Gives It Back

Interview by David Rensin, Crawdaddy!, March 1973

LOS ANGELES – Bonnie Raitt is by nature a purposeful woman. On a personal level, she is attempting to forge a new ethic reaching beyond ...

Bonnie Raitt: The Troubadour, Los Angeles

Live Review by Steven Rosen, Sounds, November 1973

IT WAS a unique week in Hollywood recently when female performers simultaneously headlined three clubs. The Ash Grove hosted Tret Fure, The Roxy offered Linda ...

Bonnie Raitt: Takin' My Time

Review by Noe Gold, Crawdaddy!, January 1974

SPUNKY, THAT'S got to be the word for it. A hybrid of spicy and funky. ...

Bonnie Raitt: Takin' My Time

Review by Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, February 1974

THE COVER of this album has real style. Bonnie Raitt is photographed in one of those cavernous early-twentieth century railway stations, slumped in a large ...

Bonnie Raitt: Raitt Place, Raitt Time

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, January 1975

BONNIE RAITT JUGGLED happily between the various lines on the desk telephone in an office at Warner Brothers' New York headquarters. She seemed to be ...

Bonnie Raitt: Bonnie Comes Marching Home

Report and Interview by Penny Valentine, Sounds, July 1975

When Bonnie Raitt comes marching home to pack Carnegie Hall, Penny Valentine is there to talk to "the one woman who is a pure musician ...

Bonnie Raitt: Bonnie's Blues

Profile and Interview by Penny Valentine, Let It Rock, August 1975

WHEN SHE SINGS 15 year old girls run out of the audience, down the auditorium, arms raised in a two fisted salute. What they are ...

Bonnie Raitt: Home Plate (Warner Bros.)

Review by Penny Valentine, Street Life, November 1975

BONNIE RAITT is an intriguing talent, firmly rooted in the music of men like Otis Rush and Fred McDowell whom she met and worked with ...

Bonnie Raitt: Home Plate

Review by John Morthland, Rolling Stone, December 1975

DESPITE ITS UNEVENNESS, this is a vast improvement over Street Lights and accomplishes much of what that LP set out to do in the first ...

Bonnie Raitt

Interview by Max Bell, New Musical Express, April 1976

AT FIRST SIGHT, Bonnie Raitt isn't the world's most startling human being. In fact, she seems pretty damn ordinary. Quiet; medium height; plain; unkempt red ...

Bonnie Raitt

Profile and Interview by Penny Valentine, Street Life, May 1976

FREEBO’S SHAGGY, morose head appears through the doors of the van: "There is no truth in the rumour," he shouts, "that when Bonnie Raitt arrived ...

At Home with Bonnie Raitt

Interview by John Tobler, ZigZag, June 1976

On examining her albums, of which there are five to date, I drew various conclusions about Bonnie Raitt's recording career. ...

Bonnie Raitt

Profile by Don Snowden, Rock Around The World, March 1977

ON THE EVE of the release of her sixth album, Sweet Forgiveness, Bonnie Raitt still remains something of an anomaly in a music biz that ...

Bonnie Raitt: Freebo's Travels With Bonnie

Interview by John Mendelsohn, Rolling Stone, April 1978

LOS ANGELES – AT AN age when most rock musicians are superstars in decline, prosperous session players, or in their fifth or so year of ...

Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt et al: Lowell George Benefit Concert, The Forum, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Mark Williams, Melody Maker, August 1979

IT'S IRONIC that Little Feat were never adjudged sufficiently commercial to have headlined a concert at Los Angeles' massive Forum, since the place was bursting ...

Bonnie Raitt Plus a Surprise Co-Star

Live Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, December 1979

Bonnie Raitt: Santa Monica Civic, Los Angeles ...

Bonnie Raitt

Interview by Andy Gill, Q, September 1991

Collectors of happy endings, look no further. Bonnie Raitt's career was dumper-bound until a P45 from her record company inspired her to rediscover her musical ...

Bonnie Raitt: Still Burning Down The House

Interview by Steven P. Wheeler, Music Connection, October 1995

This redheaded Grammy Queen is back with the first live album of her long career – an album that harkens back to her grittier pre-platinum ...

Jackson Browne and Bonnie Raitt: Rock for Java

Live Review by Charles Bermant, Rolling Stone, June 2001

BACK IN THE 1970s, when Jackson Browne and Bonnie Raitt became notorious for spearheading benefit concerts, the issues were, well, more clear cut: Vote for ...

Last Night A Record Changed My Life - Bonnie Raitt on Blues At Newport - Recorded Live At The Newport Folk Festival 1964

Memoir by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, August 2003

Tracks and artists: Mississippi John Hurt: Candy Man/Coffee Blues/Stagolee. Brownie McGhee: Long Gone/Key To The Highway. Rev. Gary Davis: Samson And Delilah/I Won't Be Back ...

Bonnie Raitt: Red Hot Mama

Profile by Jason Gross, Creative Loafing, August 2006

ARE THERE ANY active old-school divas that we can still look up to? Cher? Retired. Tina Turner? Retired. Barbara Streisand? Her too. Joni Mitchell? Yep. ...

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