Tag Archives: Bonnie Raitt

  • Alicia Keys’ Black Ball Raises $2.9M for Keep a Child Alive

    Dec 7, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *During the auction portion of Alicia Keys’ Black Ball, one man was ready to jump his bid from $100,000 to $250,000 for a trip to South Africa — if Keys would join him and his friends. “I’ll go for a little more,” Keys said Thursday night at the Apollo Theater, where her charity’s annual gala […]

  • First Look: Whitney Covers Entertainment Weekly

    Feb 17, 12 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments

    *Whitney Houston’s life, her influences and how she will be remembered are among the topics covered in a special issue of Entertainment Weekly with the late superstar on the cover. At the Grammys, Bonnie Raitt, Diane Warren and other major music industry figures spoke to EW about her influence on their own work and on […]

  • Grammy Explains Etta James, Don Cornelius Omission from ‘In Memoriam’

    Feb 13, 12 by EURpublisher02 9 Comments

    *During Sunday’s Grammy telecast, Twitter lit up with messages wondering why legendary jazz singer Etta James and “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius weren’t included in the In Memoriam slide show honoring those in the music industry who had died in the previous year. The Recording Academy explained that the pair had already been honored, tweeting: […]

  • We Remember: Famed Session Guitarist Cornell Dupree Dies at 69

    May 11, 11 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *Cornell Dupree, 69 – the rhythm-and-blues guitarist whose worked with such artists as Aretha Franklin, Joe Cocker, Paul Simon, Bonnie Raitt and Mariah Carey – died May 8 at his home in Fort Worth, reports the Washington Post. He had emphysema and was awaiting a lung transplant. A veteran of New York recording studios, Mr. […]