This photo comes from AP
Paul Morris for the San Francisco Chronicle article, RAITT, WAITS,
BUFFALO JAM WITH S.F. SCHOOLKIDS capturing Tom Waits (far right), Bonnie
Raitt, Norton Buffalo, Austin Willacy and Jason Newsted doing
"Bonnie Raitt told the kids at Spring Valley Elementary about learning guitar when she was 8 years old. Her hands weren't large enough to span the fretboard and make an F chord, so she learned to do it with her thumb.
"Tell Bonnie what we call the F chord," said their guitar teacher, Laura Chinn-Smoot.
"The ouch chord," a couple of dozen young public school guitar students said in unison.
Raitt inveigled her old pal Tom Waits to join her on piano and sing a duet of "Sweet and Shiny Eyes," a song they knew from touring together a few years back when Jerry Ford was still president. Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, currently playing with Ozzy Osbourne, picked up his bass, and Norton Buffalo added a little harmonica . . . "
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