Bonnie Raitt

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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 68)
Burbank, California, United States
Genres Blues, blues rock, country
Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician, political activist, philanthropist
Instruments Vocals, guitar, slide guitar
Years active 1971–present
Labels Warner, Capitol

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.