Bonnie Bramlett - Sweet Bonnie Bramlett (1973)

Bonnie Bramlett is an American singer, best known for the husband-and-wife duo Delaney & Bonnie and Friends which was active from 1967 to 1972.
Bonnie O'Farrell was born in Illinois, and at the age of thirteen she began work as a backing singer, performing with R&B artists such as Albert King, Little Milton and Ike & Tina Turner. Eventually she moved to L.A., where she met Delaney Bramlett in 1967, and they quickly got married. Together they performed as a duo with a a loose grouping of various musician associates, calling themselves Delaney & Bonnie and Friends. Between 1969 and 1972 they released six fantastic albums, recorded with a vast array of high-profile musicians, and earned fans including Eric Clapton and George Harrison (both of whom joined the band briefly in 1969). However they never achieved the commercial success they deserved, remaining one of the most underrated soul-rock acts of all time.
In 1972 Delaney & Bonnie broke up, both as a musical group and as a married couple. Both were quick to embark on solo careers, and Bonnie's debut album came out in 1973. It consisted of some excellent soul music, continuing where Delaney & Bonnie had left off, standing up well alongside Delaney's similarly brilliant solo debut (1972's Something's Coming). Instrumental backing came from the recently-formed Average White Band, with some guest appearances from Bobby Womack and Lowell George.

|> It's Time (1974)

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