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Bonnie Raitt Original Album Series (5-CD)

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Five original LPs. Reproductions of the original LP covers. Cardboard sleeves in a slip case.more

Bonnie Raitt: Original Album Series (5-CD)

Five original LPs. Reproductions of the original LP covers. Cardboard sleeves in a slip case.

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  • Interpret: Bonnie Raitt

  • Album titlle: Original Album Series (5-CD)

  • Label CAPITOL

  • Genre Rock'n'Roll

  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0081227976293

  • weight in Kg 0.14
Raitt, Bonnie - Original Album Series (5-CD) CD 1
01That Song About The Midway (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
02Rainy Day Man (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
03Angel From Montgomery (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
04I Got Plenty (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
05Streetlights (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
06What Is Success (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
07Ain't Nobody Home (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
08Everything That Touches You (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
09Got You On My Mind (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
10You Gotta Be Ready For Love (If You Wanna Be Mine) (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
Raitt, Bonnie - Original Album Series (5-CD) CD 2
01What Do You Want The Boy To Do? (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
02Good Enough (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
03Run Like A Thief (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
04Fool Yourself (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
05My First Night Alone Without You (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
06Walk Out The Front Door (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
07Sugar Mama (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
08Pleasin' Each Other (Remasterd Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
09I'm Blowin' Away (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
10Your Sweet And Shiny Eyes (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
Raitt, Bonnie - Original Album Series (5-CD) CD 3
01About To Make Me Leave Home (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
02Runaway (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
03Two Lives (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
04Louise (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
05Gamblin' Man (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
06Sweet Forgiveness (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
07My Opening Farewell (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
08Three Time Loser (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
09Takin' My Time (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
10Home (Lp Version)Bonnie Raitt
Raitt, Bonnie - Original Album Series (5-CD) CD 4
01I Thank You (Album Release)Bonnie Raitt
02Your Good Thing (Is About To End) (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
03Standin' By The Same Old Love (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
04Sleep's Dark And Silent Gate (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
05The Glow (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
06Bye Bye Baby (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
07The Boy Can't Help It (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
08(I Could Have Been Your) Best Old Friend (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
09You're Gonna Get What's Coming (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
10(Goin') Wild For You BabyBonnie Raitt
Raitt, Bonnie - Original Album Series (5-CD) CD 5
01Keep This Heart In Mind (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
02River Of Tears (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
03Can't Get Enough (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
04Willya Wontcha (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
05Let's Keep It Between Us (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
06Me And The Boys (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
07I Can't Help Myself (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
08Baby Come Back (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
09Talk To Me (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
10Green Lights (Remastered Album Version)Bonnie Raitt
Bonnie Raitt Beautiful young redheaded women who played keening slide guitar like a backwoods... more
"Bonnie Raitt"

Bonnie Raitt

Beautiful young redheaded women who played keening slide guitar like a backwoods Delta bluesman and sang like an angel didn't exactly grow on trees during the ‘70s. In fact, there was only one: Bonnie Raitt.

Raitt was born into a show business family on November 8, 1949 in Burbank, California: Broadway musical star John Raitt was her father. Though she'd taken up guitar in her youth, Bonnie had no burning ambition to make music her career; she was a budding political activist when she enrolled at Harvard's Radcliffe College. There she met Dick Waterman, who managed a stable of veteran blues artists, and her focus quickly shifted. By 1970, she was opening shows around Boston for Mississippi Fred McDowell and Sippie Wallace.

Naturally, word spread about this highly unusual talent. Warner Bros. issued Raitt's eponymous debut album in 1971, its intriguing songlist ranging from Robert Johnson and Sippie Wallace to Stephen Stills and the Marvelettes. Music critics ate it up. She encored the next year with the highly acclaimed ‘Give It Up,' her first charting LP. 1973's ‘Takin' My Time,' the next year's ‘Streetlights,' and the '75 outing ‘Home Plate' kept Raitt on the album charts without any hit singles.

Bonnie's ‘Sweet Forgiveness,' helmed by ex-Paul Butterfield producer Paul Rothchild for Warners, was a major 1977 success. Its centerpiece was Bonnie's recasting of Del Shannon's 1961 chart-topper Runaway as a sensuous mid-tempo piece slathered with blues feeling. Runaway was Raitt's first hit single, peaking at #57 pop that summer and winning her a great many mainstream fans who wouldn't have recognized who Mississippi Fred was in a million years.

To her everlasting credit, Raitt always tried to educate her followers about the blues performers who had inspired her. Charles Brown was one of the veteran artists she featured as an opening act. "Bonnie Raitt really brought me back to the scene,"said the late pianist."It was kind of a shocking thing." The good karma her kindness engendered couldn't have hurt when Raitt's fortunes exploded thanks to her 1989 album ‘Nick Of Time' and its follow-ups ‘Luck Of The Draw' in '91 and ‘Longing In Their Hearts' in '94, all produced by Don Was for Capitol. Bonnie's elegant slide guitar and angelic pipes were employed beautifully in a contemporary pop-rock milieu that proved universally appealing, all three albums going platinum. 

Raitt remains a tireless champion for the blues.

 

Bill Dahl
Chicago, Illinois

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Tracklist
Raitt, Bonnie - Original Album Series (5-CD) CD 1
01 That Song About The Midway (Lp Version)
02 Rainy Day Man (Lp Version)
03 Angel From Montgomery (Lp Version)
04 I Got Plenty (Lp Version)
05 Streetlights (Lp Version)
06 What Is Success (Lp Version)
07 Ain't Nobody Home (Lp Version)
08 Everything That Touches You (Lp Version)
09 Got You On My Mind (Lp Version)
10 You Gotta Be Ready For Love (If You Wanna Be Mine) (Lp Version)
Raitt, Bonnie - Original Album Series (5-CD) CD 2
01 What Do You Want The Boy To Do? (Remastered Album Version)
02 Good Enough (Remastered Album Version)
03 Run Like A Thief (Remastered Album Version)
04 Fool Yourself (Remastered Album Version)
05 My First Night Alone Without You (Remastered Album Version)
06 Walk Out The Front Door (Remastered Album Version)
07 Sugar Mama (Remastered Album Version)
08 Pleasin' Each Other (Remasterd Album Version)
09 I'm Blowin' Away (Remastered Album Version)
10 Your Sweet And Shiny Eyes (Remastered Album Version)
Raitt, Bonnie - Original Album Series (5-CD) CD 3
01 About To Make Me Leave Home (Lp Version)
02 Runaway (Lp Version)
03 Two Lives (Lp Version)
04 Louise (Lp Version)
05 Gamblin' Man (Lp Version)
06 Sweet Forgiveness (Lp Version)
07 My Opening Farewell (Lp Version)
08 Three Time Loser (Lp Version)
09 Takin' My Time (Lp Version)
10 Home (Lp Version)
Raitt, Bonnie - Original Album Series (5-CD) CD 4
01 I Thank You (Album Release)
02 Your Good Thing (Is About To End) (Remastered Album Version)
03 Standin' By The Same Old Love (Remastered Album Version)
04 Sleep's Dark And Silent Gate (Remastered Album Version)
05 The Glow (Remastered Album Version)
06 Bye Bye Baby (Remastered Album Version)
07 The Boy Can't Help It (Remastered Album Version)
08 (I Could Have Been Your) Best Old Friend (Remastered Album Version)
09 You're Gonna Get What's Coming (Remastered Album Version)
10 (Goin') Wild For You Baby
Raitt, Bonnie - Original Album Series (5-CD) CD 5
01 Keep This Heart In Mind (Remastered Album Version)
02 River Of Tears (Remastered Album Version)
03 Can't Get Enough (Remastered Album Version)
04 Willya Wontcha (Remastered Album Version)
05 Let's Keep It Between Us (Remastered Album Version)
06 Me And The Boys (Remastered Album Version)
07 I Can't Help Myself (Remastered Album Version)
08 Baby Come Back (Remastered Album Version)
09 Talk To Me (Remastered Album Version)
10 Green Lights (Remastered Album Version)