Biography

Bonnie Lynn Raitt is an American blues singer-songwriter, musician, and activist.

During the 1970s, Raitt released a series of roots-influenced albums that 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's list of the "100 Greatest Singers of All Time" and number 89 on the magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".

Bonnie Lynn Raitt is an American blues singer-songwriter, musician, and activist.

During the 1970s, Raitt released a series of roots-influenced albums that 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's list of the "100 Greatest Singers of All Time" and number 89 on the magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 36

Birthday 1949-11-08

Place of Birth Burbank, California, U.S.

Official Site https://www.bonnieraitt.com/

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice as Herself
2019 John Lee Hooker: The Boogie Man as herself
2019 ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads as Herself
2017 Roy Orbison: Black and White Night 30 as herself
2016 Shake 'Em On Down as Herself
2016 Greatest Hits (1 episode)
2016 Sidemen: Long Road To Glory
2015 Mavis! as Herself
2014 Road to Austin
2012 B.B. King: The Life of Riley
2011 Bonnie Raitt - Road Tested
2011 Troubadours as Herself
2010 Les Paul: Live in New York as Herself
2009 The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concerts as Herself
2009 The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (1 episode)
2005 The Colbert Report (1 episode)
2005 Trudell as Herself
2004 Genius. A Night for Ray Charles as Herself
2004 John Lee Hooker: Come and See About Me
2004 Lightning in a Bottle
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (1 episode)
2003 John Lee Hooker: That's My Story
2003 Muddy Waters: Can't Be Satisfied
2002 The Country Bears as Herself / Trixie St. Claire (singing voice)
2002 The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch as Interviewee
1996 A Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan as Herself
1994 Ellen (1 episode)
1993 Frasier (1 episode) as Guest Caller - Denise
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (3 episodes)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1 episode)
1992 John Lee Hooker and Friends 1984-1992
1988 Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night
1980 No Nukes as Herself
1980 Urban Cowboy as Herself
1980 Fridays (1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live (4 episodes) as Herself - Musical Guest

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