Bonnie Raitt

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Bonnie Raitt
Bonnie Raitt performing live in 2007
Bonnie Raitt performing live in 2007
Background information
Born (1949-11-08) November 8, 1949 (age 74)
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

Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is an American blues singer-songwriter, 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.