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Bonnie Raitt

Induction category: Performer


  Bonnie Raitt (vocals, guitar; born November 8, 1949)   When Bonnie Raitt won a phenomenal four Grammys in 1990, it came as overdue recognition for an artist who had been breaking down barriers of gender and genre since the early Seventies. Her feel for the blues was evident on her first album, Bonnie Raitt (1971), and though she’s explored different kinds of material over the years -- including pop, rock and balladry -- a serious rooting in the blues has remained evident in her work. Bonnie Lynn Raitt was born in 1949 in Burbank, California. Her father, John Raitt, ...

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