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Karla Bonoff

voc, acg, *1951 US, Santa Monica, California
Singer / Songwriter of Rock and Pop

Karla Bonoff (born December 27, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter, primarily known for her songwriting.As a songwriter, Bonoff's songs have been interpreted by other artists such as "Home" by Bonnie Raitt, "Tell Me Why" by Wynonna Judd, and "Isn't It Always Love" by Lynn Anderson. Linda Ronstadt has recorded a number of her songs, notably three tracks on the 1976 album Hasten Down the Wind – "Someone To Lay Down Beside Me", "Lose Again" and "If He's Ever Near", which introduced the then-unknown Bonoff to a mass audience.Bonoff continues to tour throughout the US and Japan.

  • Vocals
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Backing Vocals
  • Piano
  • Keyboards
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Spoken Word
  • World
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Popular Tracks   
When Will I Be Loved on 8 Seconds by Various Artists
Standing Right Next to Me on New World by Karla Bonoff
The Water Is Wide on Restless Nights by Karla Bonoff
Goodbye My Friend on New World by Karla Bonoff
All My Life on New World by Karla Bonoff
Somebody's Eyes - From "Footloose" Soundtrack on Footloose by Various Artists
Personally on Wild Heart Of The Young by Karla Bonoff
Someone to Lay Down Beside Me on Karla Bonoff by Karla Bonoff
Home on Karla Bonoff by Karla Bonoff
Isn't It Always Love on Karla Bonoff by Karla Bonoff

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Karla Bonoff / Restless Nights / Wild Heart Of The YoungKarla Bonoff2013Album
Columbia CollectionKarla Bonoff2008Compil.
All My Life: The Best Of Karla BonoffKarla Bonoff1999Compil.
You Believed In MeKarla Bonoff & Nitty Gritty Dirt Band1996Single
All My LifeKarla Bonoff1988Single
New WorldKarla Bonoff1988Album
New WorldKarla Bonoff1988Single
Somebody's Eyes / Just Walk AwayKarla Bonoff1984Single
Please Be The OneKarla Bonoff1982Single
Personally / DreamKarla Bonoff1982Single
Interchords - Personally With Karla BonoffKarla Bonoff1982Album
Wild Heart Of The YoungKarla Bonoff1982Album
香りはバイオレット = Please Be The OneKarla Bonoff1982Single
Lose AgainKarla Bonoff1981Single
Noches Intranquilas = Restless NightsKarla Bonoff1979Single
Baby Don't GoKarla Bonoff1979Single
Trouble AgainKarla Bonoff1979Single
Restless NightsKarla Bonoff1979Album
When You Walk In The RoomKarla Bonoff1979Single
Karla Bonoff LiveKarla Bonoff1979Album
Baby Don't GoKarla Bonoff1979Single
涙に染めて = Trouble AgainKarla Bonoff1979Single
No Puedo Continuar [I Can't Hold On]Karla Bonoff1978Single
King Biscuit Flower HourAmerica / Karla Bonoff1978Album
I Can't Hold OnKarla Bonoff1977Single
Karla BonoffKarla Bonoff1977Album
Karla BonoffKarla Bonoff1977Album
I Can't Hold OnKarla Bonoff1977Single
Someone To Lay Down Beside MeKarla Bonoff1977Single
Inter-Chords: An Interview With Karla BonoffKarla Bonoff1977Album
Isn't It Always LoveKarla Bonoff1977Single
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