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In 2012 I had the opportunity to chat with the legendary Steve Winwood. It was a short interview but he sent us a bunch of cool live tracks and we turned it into an edition of Music Business Radio. It was originally helping promote a concert he had coming up in Nashville at The Woods Amphitheater. We replayed this interview over the weekend and I wanted to share it with everyone here as well. Please let me know if you like it! firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve Winwood was a key member of The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith, and Go. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Traffic in 2004.
In 2005, Winwood was honored as a BMI Icon at the annual BMI London Awards for his "enduring influence on generations of music makers."
In 2008, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Winwood #33 in its 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.
Winwood has won numerous Grammy Awards in the United States, including Record of the Year and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for his solo album, Back in the High Life.
In this special edition episode, hosted by Dan Buckley, Steve talks about his four-decade music career, his early start in the music business, his love of Nashville, and more...