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Bekka Bramlett

Born as Rebekka Bramlett on April 19, 1968, Bekka is the daughter of Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett, a former husband and wife team who "brought gospel music to the rock public more sucessfully than any other rock artist."  Bekka was only 4 years old when she sang on her first record, her dad's California Rain.  When asked about her childhood on Prime Time Country in March, 1997, Bramlett exclaimed, "It was neat. It was a lot of music at my house all day long twenty-four hours a day...my folks are my best friends." Bekka worked with Mick Fleetwood's band, The Zoo, on his album, Shakin' the Cage, in June, 1992, before joining Fleetwood Mac in 1992, recording the Time album and touring with the band.

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Bekka performed with Joe Cocker for the 1994 Blown Away soundtrack song, Take Me Home and there was a 3-track CD of their work songs released in England. Bekka also contributed to the 1996 Vince Gill CD release, High Lonesome Sound and released an album with Billy Burnette (whom she first met when she was just 2 years old) from Almo Sounds called Bekka & Billin in April, 1997.  The duo broke up in January 1998. 

However, Bekka never missed a beat.  In 1998 she was nominated by the Nashville Music Award's as  Best Female Vocalist.  She's a prolific songwriter and has written hits for a number of stars, including Faith Hill (Better Days, Unsaveable) and her mom, Bonnie (Strongest Weakness a tune also covered by the legendary Etta James) and has sung back up for a diverse range of stars, including Rod Stewart, Faith Hill, Vince Gill and Iris Dement.  Her powerful, soaring voice lends itself to many genres:  country, blues, gospel and pop among them.  In 2003 Bekka won rave reviews when she joined the cast of hit Nashville Broadway Musical Revue, "Ain't Nothin' But the Blues." 

Bekka then toured extensively with Vince Gill and, on May 14, 2007, married a member of Gill's band, musician Tom Britt.  In fact, the duo was on tour with Vince Gill during their honeymoon.

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