Bonnie Raitt & Friends CD/DVD

Aug 2006



Bonnie Raitt & Friends CD/DVD

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Released: August 15, 2006
Taped on September 30, 2005 at Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, NJ
(P) (C) 2006 Capitol Records

Bonnie Raitt and Friends, was recorded live at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, NJ on September 30, 2005, and features never-before-seen performance and interview footage, including four duets not included in the VH1 Classic broadcast of the concert. With two hours of concert and interview footage, the concert which was filmed in Hi-Definition and is presented in 5.1 audio, features Raitt performing 17 songs with her longtime band - George Marinelli (guitar), James “Hutch” Hutchinson (bass), Ricky Fataar (drums) and Jon Cleary (keyboards). Included are such classic Raitt hits as “Something To Talk About,” “Love Letter” (with Mo’), “You” (with Krauss) and a knock-out encore of “Love Sneakin’ Up On You” with Raitt, Jones, Harper, Krauss and Mo’ as well as highlights from her (then current) studio album, Souls Alike, including “I Will Not Be Broken,” “God Was In The Water”, “I Don’t Want Anything To Change” (with Jones) and “Unnecessarily Mercenary” (a duet with keyboardist Cleary, who wrote the song). The accompanying CD features 11 tracks, including the radio single “Two Lights In The Nighttime” (featuring Ben Harper).

VH1 Classic Decades Rock Live! Presents Bonnie Raitt And Friends Featuring Norah Jones, Ben Harper, Alison Krauss and Keb’ Mo’

The Band:
Bonnie Raitt: Vocals, Slide and Acoustic Guitars
James “Hutch” Hutchinson: Bass and Vocals
Ricky Fataar: Drums and Vocals
George Marinelli: Guitar and Vocals
Jon Cleary: Keyboards, Percussion and Vocals

Norah Jones: Vocals and Wurlitzer Electric Piano
Ben Harper: Vocals and Lap Slide Guitar
Alison Krauss: Vocals and Fiddle
Keb’ Mo’: Vocals and Electric Guitar