Education and early life
In 2012, Bishop's idol Bonnie Raitt recorded the song "Not Cause I Wanted To." which co-wrote with NRBQ guitarist "Big Al" Anderson. The song was selected as a New York Times Best Song of 2012 "Not Cause I Wanted To" and won a Grammy in 2013. Raitt later recorded Bishop's song "Undone." Another song Bishop wrote entitled "The Best Songs Come From Broken Hearts" appeared on the 2013 TV show Nashville. 
After a decade of touring Bishop took a break and attended graduate school at Sewanee – University of the South for creative writing. She was contacted by David Cobb and he produced her album "Ain’t Who I Was" which was released in 2016 .
- Bonnie Bishop (2002)
- Long Way Home (2004)
- Soft to the Touch (2005)
- Bonnie Bishop and Friends: Live at Magnolia Avenue (2006)
- Things I Know (2009)
- Free (2012)
- Ain't Who I Was (2016)
- House Sessions Vol. 1 (2019)
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