Delaney & Bonnie
Delaney & Bonnie Bramlett were an American rock musician couple that with changing accompanying musicians as Delaney & Bonnie and Friends was on the road since their marriage in 1967 until their divorce in 1972.
Bonnie Lynn O'Farrell met her future husband Delaney Bramlett in 1967 during a concert of his band, the Shindogs know. They married within a week and soon signed a record deal with Stax Records. Under the name of Delaney & Bonnie they were there to the first white artists among the otherwise predominantly African - American rhythm and blues musicians.
In 1969, she was with Blind Faith tour in the U.S., then Eric Clapton with Delaney & Bonnie in Europe. As often other, frequently changing musicians like Duane Allman, George Harrison and Dave Mason accompanied the band, they soon called Delaney & Bonnie and Friends. In the U.S. charts only two songs the band were able to place: Never-Ending Song of Love and Only You Know and I Know, a cover of the same song by Dave Mason.
After their separation in 1972 Bonnie Bramlett concentrated more on her solo career and called himself temporarily Bonnie Sheridan. Under this name, she starred in the movie The Doors.
Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett has a daughter, Bekka (* April 19, 1968 ), among others, from 1993-1995 Stevie Nicks Fleetwood Mac replaced.
Delaney Bramlett died on 27 December 2008 at the age of 69 in Los Angeles at the consequences of a gall bladder operation.
Discography ( albums)
- Home ( Stax, 1969)
- Accept No Substitute ( Elektra, 1969)
- On Tour with Eric Clapton ( ATCO, 1970)
- To Bonnie from Delaney ( Atco, 1970)
- Genesis (GNP, 1971)
- Motel Shot ( Atco, 1971)
- Country Life ( Atco, 1972)
- D & B Together ( CBS, 1972)
- Catch My Soul (1973 )
- The Best of Delaney & Bonnie (1973 )
- Original Delaney & Bonnie and Friends (2001)
- Rock band
- Blue Band
- American band