And ‘Just Like That …’, Bonnie Raitt Lands Six No. 1 Billboard Chart Debuts with New Record (Listen)


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Since releasing her 21st studio album, Just Like That …, on April 22, blues-rock singer/songwriter/guitarist Bonnie Raitt has scored a major milestone for her legendary career.

The record landed at No. 1 on six different Billboard album charts since its release.

Per a news release, this list includes No.  Current Album, No. 1 Current Rock Album, No. 1 Americana / Folk Album, No. 1 Blues Album, No. 1 Internet Album and No. 1 Independent Record Label Current Albums. It landed at No. 2 on the iTunes U.S. Top Albums chart, trailing only Pusha T’s It’s Almost Dry — surely the only time you’ll see Bonnie Raitt and Pusha T’s named referenced together.

A big motivator for the album’s fast success is the single “Made Up Mind,” which has scored a significant airplay hit as No. 1 on the Americana Radio Singles Chart for four weeks, also being included on major Spotify and Apple Music playlists including Rockin’ Vibes, Americana Icons, Got Blues,Grade A, Made for Spatial Audio, New Music Daily, and New In Rock & Roadhouse.

“On this record, I wanted to stretch,” said Bonnie Raitt of Just Like That … “I always want to find songs that excite me, and what’s different this time is that I’ve tried some styles and topics I haven’t touched on before.”

Click here to pick up Just Like That … on CD from our Rock Cellar Store
Click here to pick up Just Like That … on LP from our Rock Cellar Store

Raitt recorded the album last summer in Sausalito, California.

Congratulations to Bonnie Raitt and her team on the quick success of her new album!

Bonnie will celebrate the release of her new record in May with a tour with special guest Lucinda Williams, so you won’t want to miss that.

The schedule, with more details available at Raitt’s official site:

20-May  The Cove at River Spirit Casino Resort Tulsa, OK
21-May  Orpheum Theatre    Memphis, TN
23-May  Robinson Center    Little Rock, AR
26-May  Ryman Auditorium    Nashville, TN
27-May  Ryman Auditorium    Nashville, TN
29-May  Tennessee Theatre    Knoxville, TN
1-Jun  Ovens Auditorium    Charlotte, NC
3-Jun  Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park Atlanta, GA
4-Jun  Township Auditorium    Columbia, SC
7-Jun  DPAC      Durham, NC
10-Jun  Wolf Trap     Vienna, VA (on sale 2/19)
11-Jun  Wolf Trap     Vienna, VA (on sale 2/19)
15-Jun  TD Pavilion at The Mann   Philadelphia, PA
17-Jun  Leader Bank Pavilion    Boston, MA
18-Jun  Tanglewood   Lenox, MA (on sale TBD)
21-Jun  Beacon Theater    New York, NY
22-Jun  Beacon Theater    New York, NY
24-Jun  Freeman Arts Pavilion    Selbyville, DE (on sale TBD)
25-Jun  Pier Six Pavilion    Baltimore, MD

 



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