Steve Winwood

Happy Birthday, Steve Winwood!!!

Happy Birthday to Steve Winwood who celebrates his 74th birthday today (May 12th)!!! Winwood surprised fans when he backed out of the opening slot to Steely Dan's spring tour with no reason offered. The keyboard legend recently contributed to Christine McVie's upcoming solo album, offering up piano and backing vocals to their co-write, “Ask Anybody.”
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Music of Spain + Sly Dunbar, Twilight Zone Day, Steve Winwood & Friday the 13th

In conjunction with the May Spain feature, Global Village highlights music from acclaimed Basque accordionist Kepa Junkera. We’ll hear music from across his career and from some of his many collaborations, including with the remarkable Galician singer Davide Salvado (featured in this month’s Global Village at the Ground Up Music Festival). We’ll also hear new music from Québécois band Le Vent du Nord, Scottish group Mànran, next-generation desert blues band Imarhan, and world jazz fusion outfit Giuseppe Paradiso & Meridian 71.
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Quick Takes: CSN, The Beatles, America, Lindsey Buckingham, Steve Winwood, Billy Idol

Crosby, Stills, & Nash have joined forces to show solidarity to Neil Young and urge their labels to pull their collective music from the Spotify streaming service. A rare joint statement from the estranged trio reads: “We support Neil and we agree with him that there is dangerous disinformation being aired on Spotify’s Joe Rogan podcast. While we always value alternate points of view, knowingly spreading disinformation during this global pandemic has deadly consequences. Until real action is taken to show that a concern for humanity must be balanced with commerce, we don’t want our music — or the music we made together — to be on the same platform.” (Press release)

Steve Winwood Pulls Out of 2022 Tour With Steely Dan

Steve Winwood has announced that he won’t be appearing with Steely Dan on their 2022 tour. (The tour was originally planned for 2020 but was first moved to 2021 and subsequently to spring and summer of this year.) Winwood’s brief announcement, shortly after 4 p.m. ET today cited “unforeseen circumstances.”

Blind Faith: Steve Winwood on the problems of life in a supergroup

These days it seems quite normal to refer to any one-off combination of musicians from various second division rock rock acts as a "supergroup", so sometimes it's worth reminding ourselves that the term really meant something once. Case in point? Blind Faith. One of the original supergroup, perhaps one of...

Santana And Steve Winwood Covered 'Whiter Shade Of Pale' 2021 In Review

(hennemusic) Carlos Santana enjoyed a top 21 story from September 2021 after he shared a stream of his cover of the 1967 Procol Harum classic, "Whiter Shade Of Pale", featuring vocals by Steve Winwood. The tune was a preview to the guitarist's album, "Blessings And Miracles", which sees Santana joined...