Steve Winwood Radio Special Live

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Singer-songwriter, legendary vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist, mandolin player, producer, Grammy winner and BMI Icon Steve Winwood has sold over 50 million records in the course of his five-decade career. During that time he has remained a primary figure in Rock ‘n’ Roll, a respected innovator who has helped to create some of the genre’s most celebrated achievements. His skills as a composer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist have developed an impressive catalog of popular music. · Winwood curated the live versions of 23 hits spanning 51 years. · This is his first ever live album as a solo artist. · 2-CD and 4-LP collection from Winwood’s personal archives of live performances. · Features rare, previously unreleased material touching on all aspects of his catalog, including contemporary arrangements of the music he created with the Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith, and his classic solo recordings. · The collection channels R&B, Jazz, Funk, Folk, Classic Rock, Pop, and Afro-Caribbean & Brazilian rhythms, highlighting Winwood’s unique ability to fuse multiple genres into a singular, cohesive musical expression. “I’m excited about the release because I have recorded every show for many years and so it evoked many memories of the performances and reactions from the fans over the years who have supported me. I suppose it is sort of a tribute to the band members and crew I’ve been fortunate to have with me on the road. The songs were chosen for being the ones most recognized throughout my career which have left an impression and so I hope the record will be a souvenir that brings to mind happy memories of a good time experienced at one of my shows.” – Steve Winwood

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