Steve Winwood

Steve Winwood



Stephen Lawrence Winwood (born 12 May 1948) is an English musician whose genres include rock, blue-eyed soul, rhythm and blues, blues rock, pop rock, and jazz. Though primarily a vocalist and keyboardist, Winwood also plays bass guitar, drums, acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin, violin, and other strings.

Winwood was a key member of The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith and Go. He also had a successful solo career with hits including "While You See a Chance", "Valerie", "Back in the High Life Again" and two US Billboard Hot 100 number ones: "Higher Love" and "Roll with It". He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Traffic in 2004.[1]

In 2005, Winwood was honoured as a BMI Icon at the annual BMI London Awards for his "enduring influence on generations of music makers".[2] In 2008, Rolling Stone ranked Winwood No. 33 in its 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.[3] Winwood has won two Grammy Awards. He was nominated twice for the Brit Award for Best British Male Artist: 1988 and 1989.[4][5] In 2011 he received the Ivor Novello Award from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors for Outstanding Song Collection.[6]



Winwood Greatest Hits Live
Winwood Greatest Hits Live is an album by musical artist Steve Winwood, released on September 1, 2017.
Empty Pages
Empty Pages is a song by musical artist Steve Winwood, released on July 21, 2017.
Can't Find My Way Home
Can't Find My Way Home is a song by musical artist Steve Winwood, released on June 30, 2017.

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Popular Albums17

Album Appearances & References53

Popular Songs14

Song Appearances & References10

Live Album Appearances & References1

Musical Groups7

Minor Film Appearances & References2

TV Shows1

Collaborators & Influencers17

Other Music-Related Relationships20

Personal & Professional Relationships2

Awards & Nominations2


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Spotify - Albums & Singles102


Spotify - Appears On14


Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles17

The Top Tickets: Tickets for area concerts
  –  January 25, 2018
8 p.m. $40-$60. Flo Rida, Feb. 24. 8 p.m. $20-$35. Earth, Wind & Fire, March 2. 8 p.m. $70-$85. Steve Winwood, March 3. 8 p.m. $45-$65. Johnny Mathis, March 8. 8 p.m. $60-$75. Chicago, March 14. 8 p.m. $75-$450. Riverdance, March 18. 8 p.m. On sale Jan. 31.
Concert Connection: Chris Bergson Band coming to Hartford Feb. 3
  –  January 24, 2018
Waterbury - March 9 Steve Winwood - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket - March 10 Air Supply - Garde Arts Center, New London, March 10 Eric Johnson - Infinity Music Hall, Norfolk, CT - March 10 Colin Quinn - Infinity Music Hall, Hartford, CT - March 10
Hendrix performance to be recreated on stage
  –  January 23, 2018
The show is done in segments or acts like a Broadway show: • A special early feature just added will be a 7:30 p.m. tribute to Blind Faith featuring a Steve Winwood character. • Kiss The Sky performs Best of Hendrix “with all the lights, costumes and ...
12 things we're looking forward to in 2018
  –  January 22, 2018
Support acts include Steve Winwood, Santana and Gary Clark Jr. Tickets are on sale now. The great news for those who love both these festivals is that for the first time since 2014 they’re on separate weekends. Yay! Headliners are yet to be announced ...
Gustavo Angeles Produces Emerging Latin Alternative Album Viento De Cambio
  –  January 20, 2018
Viento De Cambio Album was produced with well-known musician/producer Joey Navarro (Tierra, El Chicano, Ry Cooder), and features 2017 Latin Grammy nominee Oskar Cartaya on bass (Steve Winwood, Ozomatli, Tito Puente), Tal Bergman on drums (Billy Idol ...
The 15 Best Albums of 1968
  –  January 19, 2018
Several of the standout songs—”40,000 Headmen,” “Who Knows What Tomorrow May Bring,” “Pearly Queen”—offered druggy swirls of hippie-rock and tight soul embodied by Steve Winwood’s preternatural tenor and organ playing. Mason’s highlight ...
Today in Entertainment History
  –  January 19, 2018
Also in 1973, Pink Floyd began recording “Dark Side of the Moon.” In 1974, the band Bad Company was formed. In 1987, musician Steve Winwood married Eugenia Grafton. In 1989, The Rolling Stones, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and the late Otis Redding ...
Virgin’s Richard Branson reveals the highs and lows of an entrepreneur’s life
  –  January 18, 2018
The business rocketed and Virgin Records went on to sign the Sex Pistols, the Rolling Stones, UB40, Mike Oldfield, Steve Winwood, Culture Club and Paula Abdul. He also established a chain of stores called Virgin Megastores. Branson pivoted into the airline ...
TGIF: Happenings — what’s coming up in Northeast Ohio starting Jan. 19
  –  January 18, 2018
Call 216-795-0550, or visit Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Steve Winwood, March 6; Rain — A Tribute to the Beatles, performing “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” in its entirety, March 10; ...
Jon Lindsay Releases New Single ZEBULON
  –  January 17, 2018
While the vibe is indeed reminiscent of late-era George Harrison and Warren Zevon, and the horns, keys, congas and infectious hooks are in step with pop masters of the 1980s like Steve Winwood, something entirely new is happening here. Lindsay (self ...
Joe Walsh Signs With Sony/ATV Music Publishing
  –  January 16, 2018
Joe Walsh has also appeared on albums by Foo Fighters, Ringo Starr, Bob Seger, Richard Marx, Steve Winwood, Michael McDonald, Lionel Richie, Warren Zevon, Andy Gibb, Billy Preston, America, Dan Fogelberg and BB King.
Rock Guitar Virtuoso Eric Clapton Makes Devastating Announcement
  –  January 12, 2018
But when you’re a musician, some indignities are worse than others. In his career, Clapton has played with all the greats, including B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Steve Winwood, George Harrison, Robert Cray and Keith Richards. Before becoming a solo artist ...
Eric Clapton says he's going deaf but insists he's 'still going to work'
  –  January 11, 2018
If you're gonna…see it, be prepared for a heavy ride." Clapton's Hyde Park performance is scheduled for July 8, and also will feature Santana, Steve Winwood and Gary Clark Jr. It's the only confirmed show on his 2018 schedule.
Beyond the Springs: Snow sculptures and hot blues
  –  January 11, 2018
For a complete list of events, go to Cozy up to a night of hot blues and hot drinks, with Grammy nominee and 2017 Hollywood Music in Media Award winner, Bobby Messano, who has played with Gloria Gaynor, Steve Winwood, The Allman Brothers.
In the early ’80s, this duet kept Steve Winwood still in the game
  –  December 12, 2017
Pop music has enjoyed all sorts of duets between husband and wife. Some that come to mind are Sonny and Cher, James Taylor and Carly Simon and lest we forget the Captain and Tennille. By admission, the '80s was not a great decade for husband-wife duets.
New Shows: Foreigner, Steve Winwood, Mike Epps, Stars On Ice and more
  –  December 7, 2017
The latest batch of live performances slated for the metro area include...(Tickets on sale Friday, Dec. 8, unless otherwise noted) • Glorious Sons, Feb. 25 at the Shelter. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 day of show. Visit • New ...
Rock Hall of Famer Steve Winwood, 'Hollywood Medium' Tyler Henry coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center
  –  December 4, 2017
Steve Winwood, who was a member of seminal 1960s bands The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic and Blind Faith then had solo success in the1980s with the No.1 hits "Higher Love" and "Roll with It," will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced.


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