Steve was a member of the bands the SPENCER DAVIS GROUP, TRAFFIC, BLIND FAITH, and GO and continues an illustrious solo career. Stephen Lawrence "Steve" Winwood (born 12 May 1948 in Handsworth, Birmingham) is an English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. And Rock n Roll Hall of Fame member.
At the age of 15 Winwood became a member of the Spencer Davis Group with his older brother 'Muff' (who later had much success as a record producer). Steve co-wrote and recorded Gimme Some Lovin' and I'm a Man before leaving to form Traffic with Chris Wood, Jim Capaldi and Dave Mason.
Video clip: Dear Mr. Fantasy, live in Santa Monica, 1972
Steve Winwood - original member (guitar and lead vocals)
Jim Capaldi - original member
Chris Wood - original member
As a member of Traffic, Steve was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on 15 March 2004.
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Tags: Steve Winwood, Dear Mr. Fantasy, Traffic, Rock n Roll, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Classic Rock, Music, Happy Birthday
Location: Santa Monica, California, United States (load item map)
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