Music Sunshine Girl

So this is the music that a happy heart sings: love songs of wistfulness and tentative fulfillment, blues that take the full measure of a strong, worldly spirit. Bonnie Raitt's LUCK OF THE DRAW (Capitol), the follow-up to her breakthrough, breakaway 1989 album Nick of Time, had every right to be a record that took things for granted. All those Grammys, all those sales, after two decades of hard scuffling along the commercial fringe. She even, for Lord's sake, got married. Can anyone so blessed keep her edge? Easily. The tone of the new album is set by the superb title...

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