Bramlett, Bonnie (1944–)

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Bramlett, Bonnie (1944–)

American singer. Name variations: Delaney and Bonnie; Bonnie Lynn; Bonnie Sheridan. Born Bonnie Lynn O'Farrell, Nov 8, 1944, in Acton, Illinois; m. Delaney Bramlett (musician), 1967 (div. 1972); children: Bekka Bramlett (b. 1968, singer).

Worked as Ikette with Ike and Tina Turner (mid-1960s); with Delaney Bramlett (as Delaney and Bonnie), had such hits as "Never Ending Song of Love" (1971) and "Only You Know and I Know" (1971). Albums include (as Delaney and Bonnie) Accept No Substitute: The Original Delaney and Bonnie (1969), On Tour With Eric Clapton (1970), Motel Shot (1971) and Together (1972); solo albums include Sweet Bonnie Bramlett (1973), It's Time (1975), Lady's Choice (1976) and Memories (1978).