facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

'Friends' join Bonnie Raitt on new album

Aug. 15, 2006 at 8:48 AM   |   Comments

OTTAWA, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Bonnie Raitt says she was flattered by the all-star pals who showed up to be part of her new release, "Bonnie Raitt and Friends."

The CD/DVD set was culled from a VH1 Classic "Decades Rock Live" special taped Sept. 30 at the Trump Taj Mahal in New Jersey. It features duets with Norah Jones, Ben Harper, Alison Krauss and Keb' Mo', including a full-cast rendition of Raitt's "Love Sneakin' Up on You" at the end.

"It was funny to be the doyenne, with the younger generation paying tribute to me, because I'm usually in the other position," says Raitt.

"I was knocked out that all four of them just happened to be available. And, of course, they sat 'em down out of my earshot and interviewed them, and when I heard the nice things they all said I was knocked out."

Raitt has released a version of "Two Lights in the Nighttime" with Harper as a single from the album.

© 2006 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Kendra Wilkinson confronts Hank Baskett about cheating scandal Kendra Wilkinson confronts Hank Baskett about cheating scandal
2
Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik not a fan of 'Frozen' Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik not a fan of 'Frozen'
3
Amy Adams stars in Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes' trailer Amy Adams stars in Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes' trailer
4
Natalie Dormer reveals her travel essentials Natalie Dormer reveals her travel essentials
5
Lana Del Rey cancels European tour due to illness Lana Del Rey cancels European tour due to illness
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback