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Bonnie Raitt: New Victoria, London

Robin Katz, Sounds, 3 April 1976

AS GLADYS Knight and co would say, this was perfection in performance — a pip. Bonnie Raitt and her loyal musical storm-troopers were ready to brave the traditional British audience frost. (Fooled you, didn't we?) "I'll just pretend this is Montana so I won't be nervous" Bonnie remarked in an early aside. By the third number, the mutual love affair between the audience and a small girl and her guitar was well underway.

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