MUCH has happened in the years since Bonnie Raitt was in Australia.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, nine-time Grammy award winner, one of Rolling Stone magazineas 100 greatest singers of all time is 15 minutes north of San Francisco when we talk.
And while her latest album Slipstream, her 19th studio release marks seven years since we heard something new, Raitt says it was hardly time off.
aWe came out with a record in 2006 and then we toured solidly for two years,a Raitt says.
In 2009 she did a national tour co-headlining with Taj Mahal.
It wasnat until 2010 she took a real and deliberate hiatus from music. …