"I Can't Make You Love Me": A 25th Anniversary Oral History (Stereogum)

The year Bonnie Raitt turned 40, she became a pop star.
Judging against most people’s careers, Raitt had already lived a pretty full life. There were a bunch of records in her discography; she had been dropped by Warner Bros.; she had gotten sober. She already had a story. Having been performing and releasing music since the early ’70s, she had gradually accrued devoted fans and critical praise, though little commercial success on a mainstream level...