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Bonnie Raitt Shares Her Blues Inspirations.

Singer/songwriter Bonnie Raitt. Her newest release is her first live album, "Road Tested," (Capitol). It's been nominated for a Grammy. But today, Raitt is on Fresh Air to talk about the musicians and performers that inspired her. She'll play recordings by such blues artists as B.B. King, Mississippi Fred McDowell, and Sippie Wallace. Raitt recorded one of McDowell's songs on her new album.


Other segments from the episode on February 26, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 26, 1996: Interview with Bonnie Raitt; Review of the film "Last Summer in the Hamptons"; Review of Cibo Matto's album "Viva! La Woman."


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