Is Bonnie Raitt a pioneer?

Jim Wells jwells@iadfw.net
Tue Apr 24 19:17:38 EDT 2007


Not only that but she has gone way beyond most national/international stars 
in helping the older generation of blues players get paid, get healthcare, 
and so on.

Rgds...Jim

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joe Singleton" <js.southport@GMAIL.COM>
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Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2007 2:06 AM
Subject: Re: Is Bonnie Raitt a pioneer?


> Agreeably Bonnie was not the first female that  sang and played her
> own guitar but I think Bonnie probably brought the idea to the masses
> and showed young girls that they could do it too!
>
> So yes she gets my vote as a pioneer.
>
> Cheers - Joe
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