The Best of Delaney & Bonnie (1991) As part of the late-'60s melting pot that brought rootsy Southern music to the rock & roll mainstream, Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett stirred the stew… Delaney & Bonnie Eric Clapton Duane Allman Reissues
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The Best of Delaney & Bonnie (1991)

EW's GRADE
A-

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As part of the late-'60s melting pot that brought rootsy Southern music to the rock & roll mainstream, Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett stirred the stew as hard as anyone. Aided by an assortment of sidemen (including Eric Clapton, Duane Allman, and some of Elvis Presley's band), the talented and influential duo mixed gospel, rhythm & blues, rock, and country for a potent down-home alternative to pop-star elitism. Full of timeless songs and memorable performances The Best of Delaney & Bonnie is an exemplary retrospective that neatly recalls the Bramletts' career together in an album jam-packed with heart, soul, and amazing guitar licks. A-

Originally posted Jan 18, 1991 Published in issue #49 Jan 18, 1991 Order article reprints