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Steve Winwood: 'I'm Gonna Do an Album a Week!'

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, May 1973

IT'S BEEN MANY a long year since Steve Winwood has made impact as an individual on the English rock scene. ...

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Steve Winwood, parts 1-4 (1997)

Interview by Johnny Black, Rock's Backpages Audio, February 1997

Winwood talks about the early days in Birmingham, from his childhood through to the start of the Spencer Davis Group, and thence to the stop-start life of Traffic, plus an overview of where he's at now

File format: mp3; in 4 parts, total file sizes: 109.4meg, total interview length: 2 hours; sound quality: ****

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Stevie Winwood: Why I Quit

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, March 1967

MM EXCLUSIVE: CHRIS WELCH probes the Great Break Up and finds the Spencer Davis-Stevie Winwood split inevitable ...

Steve Winwood: Winwood (U.A. Import).

Review by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, January 1973

WHAT A strange world it is. A couple of years ago this same double set was released in America, and swiftly withdrawn following objections – ...

Stevie Winwood: Not Just A Singer In A Rock And Roll Band

Retrospective by Ben Edmonds, Phonograph Record, April 1973

I MADE INITIAL contact with Stevie Winwood in March of 1966, a weekend rebel still in the high school clutches of suburban Boston. As was ...

Stevie Winwood: 'I'm Gonna Do An Album A Week!'

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, May 1973

IT'S BEEN many a long year since Stevie Winwood has made impact as an individual on the English rock scene. ...

Stevie Winwood: Sixties Soul Survivor

Profile by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, June 1974

"STEVE'S only 25 you know. When people criticise him and say he's not as good as he used to be in the old days, they ...

Winwood & Yamashta: GO GO GO

Interview by Miles, New Musical Express, June 1976

MILES, our resident Grand Master of cosmic funk, unscrews the inscrutable and accompanies STEVIE WINWOOD and STOMU YAMASHTA into the infinite as they discuss, rehearse ...

Yamashta, Winwood, Shrieve: Go (Island)

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, June 1976

THE THEORY of it could be a blueprint for the grossmost excess of pretentious rock – a fusion of cultures through music yet, Japanese, German, ...

Steve Winwood: Goodbye Mr Fantasy, Hello Midland Maniac

Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, May 1977

THE SIXTIES are very much alive in Ladbroke Grove these days. Tucked away in the back of Island's Basing Street Studios, swinging London gently reverberates ...

Steve Winwood: Steve Winwood (Island)

Review by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, July 1977

‘I ONCE WAS A-CRYING BUT NOW MY LUCK’S TURNED’ ['Luck’s In']. ...

The Steve Winwood Autodiscography

Interview by Jim Green, Trouser Press, May 1981

Steve Winwood's work defies pigeonholing; his distinctive "blue-eyed soul" vocals grace an impressive blend of rock, soul, jazz and folk. He's responsible for a wealth ...

Steve Winwood: A Higher Love

Comment by Steven R Rosen, One Shot, Winter 1987

CATCHING PERFORMERS on the oldies circuit can be sad. ...

The Steve Winwood Chronicles

Profile and Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Creem, July 1988

HE SEEMS QUITE MONK-LIKE – steady stare, fish-pale complexion and a faraway look that, if I'd brought a compass, I could guarantee went in the ...

The Spencer Davis Group: Eight Gigs A Week — The Steve Winwood Years

Review and Interview by Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, June 1996

BACK IN THE EARLY '60s, in their Golden Eagle residency days, The Spencer Davis Group played the whole gamut of American R&B from John Lee ...

Steve Winwood

Interview by Johnny Black, MOJO, May 1997

IT WAS NOT UNTIL 1993, 30 years after he first heard Ray Charles sing, that Steve Winwood met his lifelong idol. Winwood happened to be ...

Steve Winwood: About Time

Review by Andy Gill, Independent, The, June 2003

HIS FIRST ALBUM in six years finds Steve Winwood striking out in the direction of Latin America, using a core unit of jazz guitarist Jose ...

The Eye That Sees Aright: Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood, Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Richard English, Rock's Backpages, May 2010

IT'S RARE THAT ONE mixes Aristotle with rock, but it was impossible to ignore a giant eye rolling on the back projection screen during 'Voodoo ...

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