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"I Don't Want to Be a Star," Says Blues Singer Bonnie Raitt

Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 31 December 1972

DON'T LET her looks fool you. Behind that golden-haired, dimpled face lurks a lusty, rowdy blues mama. So what if she went to Radcliffe, her heart is in the Mississippi delta.

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