During a career that's - so far - spanned well over 40 years, Bonnie Raitt established herself as an indomitable force in the music community. Known for her brilliant guitar work, bluesy ballads, searing, soulful vocals and, of course, mass of flaming red hair, it turns out, there's plenty about Raitt most don't know.
Her backstory provides a fascinating trajectory in terms of her artistry, accolades, and the sequence of events that brought her to icon status. Bonnie may play the blues, but her career is multi-hued. Here then are a few facts that casual fans may not know about this powerful songstress.