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Great Barr, Birmingham, England

Stephen Lawrence (“Steve”) Winwood (born May 12, 1948 in Great Barr, Birmingham, England) is a British singer, songwriter, and musician who, in addition to his solo career, was a member of the bands the The Spencer Davis Group, recording the hit “Gimme Some Lovin’”, Traffic, and Blind Faith. Winwood’s commercial success waned during the mid and late 70’s. He had a major hit with While You See a Chance in 1980. He had a career renaissance beginning in 1986 with the hit album Back In The High Life which produced hits such as Higher Love and The Finer Things.

Winwood released a new album “Nine Lives” on April 29, 2008, and started a tour with Tom Petty and others in May 2008.


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  • Anteat3r

    In the Light Of Day is his best song by far. :)

    30 May 2013 Reply
  • doowniwevets

    Happy birthday, Steve.

    12 May 2013 Reply
  • KidChino_92

    O.G. Mac

    20 Apr 2013 Reply
  • bluesfiete

    steve my friend ... the very best voice ......

    4 Mar 2013 Reply
  • redsatindiamond

    He has one of those unforgettable voices

    28 Jan 2013 Reply
  • musico_senorita

    Wish i was born in 1980s..........

    13 Jan 2013 Reply
  • kopter38

    All Right! Good Motown music & lyrics.

    1 Dec 2012 Reply
  • EdFredKuli

    Valerie, call on me Call on me, Valerie!

    31 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Re-Kramer

    His 80s stuff is slightly too synthetic to my tastes, but his first solo album along with Junction Seven, About Time and Nine Lives are terrific works.

    30 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Eglantinetje

    I like the Spencer Davis Group-Winwood better than the "Higher Love"-Winwood. Too polished, too clean, too artificial! He's got such a beautiful voice, no need for all those enhancements! Higher Love is a catchy song though ^_^

    26 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Martin_Ostar

    The album "Back in the Highlife" took the world by storm. Who was this singer with such soulful voice?

    12 Aug 2012 Reply
  • SajinKai

    Umm, where the hell is "Reach For The Light"?

    11 Apr 2012 Reply
  • Druid66

    The white, English Ray Charles. Think that's too high a term of praise for him? You won't, after you've heard him sing!

    2 Sep 2011 Reply
  • McReptar

    "I've got 6 scrobbles." thanks for sharing, hahahaha.

    24 Jul 2011 Reply
  • Gaffes

    One of the best voice in the Rock Music.

    30 Jun 2011 Reply
  • gsm007g

    Roll With Steve Winwood......

    8 Jun 2011 Reply
  • frosa

    awesome singer

    30 Apr 2011 Reply
  • harajuku-c

    I love this man <3 [2]

    11 Apr 2011 Reply
  • doctorjmo

    love 'em!!

    9 Feb 2011 Reply
  • whitebicycle

    big love and respect for my man steve winwood. rock on and on.

    24 Jan 2011 Reply
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