Bonnie Raitt uses a few Fender Strats including this Natural version with a l... more
Bonnie Raitt uses a few Fender Strats including this Natural version with a large 1970s-style headstock.
Fender made a Bonnie Raitt Strat model between 1995 and 2001. She is the only... more
Fender made a Bonnie Raitt Strat model between 1995 and 2001. She is the only female artist to have a signature Fender Stratocaster.
On the first page of this Premier Guitar [interview](http://www.premierguitar... more
On the first page of this Premier Guitar interview, Bonnie Raitt explains: "My brown Strat—the body is a ’65 and the neck is from some time after that. It’s kind of a hybrid that I got for $120 at 3 o’ clock in the morning in 1969."
"Yes, I have an old Gibson ES-175 cutaway. I went to the cutaway because I us... more
"Yes, I have an old Gibson ES-175 cutaway. I went to the cutaway because I use a capo on the third and fifth frets, and I can’t get the octave unless I have a cutaway. That’s part of the reason I went to electric, as well. Partly for sustain and partly to be able to get the octave when I have a capo on."
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"Now I use a compressor when I play slide, and with that you can sustain a no... more
"Now I use a compressor when I play slide, and with that you can sustain a note as long as your emotions will hold. It’s like surfing— you can ride that wave of emotional intensity and taper it off and build it up, depending on how you work your volume knob. It’s really an exciting way to express yourself."
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