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Bonnie Raitt's "Just Like That": Like great wine, she keeps getting better

Bonnie Raitt is like fine wine. It’s pretty good when it’s young, but as it ages, it gains richness and maturity that makes it special. It’s hard to believe that Bonnie Raitt started her recording career in 1971. Fifty-one years ago. Five decades. It’s hard enough to get a start in the record business, but... Read more »

Can you believe that Bonnie Raitt's first album is fifty years old

When you think of musicians who have had fifty-year careers, Bonnie Raitt probably isn’t the first one that pops into your mind. Yet here we are, in 2021, celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of her premier, self-titled album. Her first album was a surprise. The daughter of musicians, including Broadway musical star father John, she spent... Read more »

Seeing Bonnie Raitt in concert reminds me about Linda Ronstadt and Parkinson's Disease

Seeing Bonnie Raitt in concert reminds me about Linda Ronstadt and Parkinson's Disease
Legendary musician Bonnie Raitt has been on a concert tour this summer. Last Saturday, she played at Ravinia, up in the north Chicago suburbs. Raitt put on a great show, mixing up the older songs along with the songs from her new album, “Dig In Deep.” At age 66, Bonnie still looks great, still has... Read more »
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Labor Day is the end of the Summer concert season

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Steve Winwood opened the Summer season. He was the opening act for Steely Dan. I'm not a big fan of his band but his voice was better than it was a year ago. Winwood is still a legendary performer.
Happy Labor Day! Most people consider Labor Day the end of summer. Oh man, is winter right around the corner? It does signal the end of the Summer Concert Season. There are a couple more events but for the most part, concerts will move indoors. It was a very busy Summer of music. While most... Read more »
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