Bonnie Raitt

blues singer-songwriter and slide guitar player from the United States

Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is an American blues singer-songwriter who was born in Burbank, California. Raitt is best known for her songs "Nick of Time", "Something to Talk About", and the ballad "I Can't Make You Love Me." Raitt is also an avid political activist and has received nine Grammy Awards in her career.

Bonnie Raitt
Bonnie Raitt at John Edwards presidential campaign.jpg
Bonnie Raitt performing live in 2007
Background information
Born (1949-11-08) November 8, 1949 (age 70)
Burbank, California, United States
GenresBlues, blues rock, country
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician, political activist, philanthropist
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, slide guitar
Years active1971–present
LabelsWarner, Capitol