Tag Archives: Bonnie Raitt

Late For The Sky

      Late For The Sky came out forty years ago this month and it still packs a punch every time I hear it. The cover was inspired by L’Empire des Lumieres” (“Empire of Light”), by  René Magritte. The album itself contains the credit, “cover concept Jackson Browne if it’s all reet with Magritte.” The original […]

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Jesse Winchester

There’s a familiar proverb that goes “You many know a man by the company he keeps”.  If that is indeed the case, then Jesse Winchester who passed away last week, was a truly rich man.  Jesse Winchester may have been a singer and songwriter but it’s the artists that recognized his gift for the latter. […]

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Weekend In LA

Good news.  Music icons are coming to LA this weekend.  Bad news.  Both shows are on Saturday.   Good news.  Either show you go to will be a winner. This Saturday night legendary slide guitar player Bonnie Raitt  plays at The Greek Theatre (I hear she was a pretty good voice too). Legendary gospel singer […]

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Tribute Albums

I wish all tribute albums were as brilliant as the songs they covered but that’s rarely the case and as the saying goes, “if wishes and buts were clusters of nuts we’d all have a bowl of granola“. Just Tell Me That You Want Me – Tribute To Fleetwood Mac comes out Tuesday and while the […]

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New Music Tuesday

The teacher and the student are both releasing music on the same day today. First off is Bonnie Raitt.  It’s been seven years since her last album, Souls Alike came out and a lot has changed in the musical landscape since that time.  Bonnie has noticed and is now off of a major label and […]

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New Music Tuesday

She’s been afraid of the Cuisinart since 1977 Now when she opens up the house Well, she won’t set foot in the kitchen Her brother’s dating an architect They’re coming up for the weekend He never gave her the proper respect But she still meets the ferry to greet them No, that’s not the opening […]

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