The singer’s best album since 1975’s underrated Home Plate is a mix of rock, blues, folk, and funk she might associate with her old pals Lowell George and Little Feat, and I’d associate with the beat and groove of the R&B classicists she belongs among. Her slide-guitar playing throughout Slipstream is superb, and she slips her purring voice into every song like a letter going into an envelope addressed just to you. A-
'SLIP' AND SLIDE Lending her guitar-playing prowess on 'Slipstream' helps make it one of Raitt's greatest albums in the last three decades (Matt Mindlin)
Genre: Rock; Lead Performer: Bonnie Raitt; Status: In Season; Music Label: Redwing Records
Posted April 6 2012 — 12:00 AM EDT
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