Steve Winwood began his career in 1964 as a 15-year-old singer with the Spencer Davis Group. He went on to a stellar career, performing as a solo artist and with such superstars as Eric Clapton in Traffic, Blind Faith and Go. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hal of Fame in 2004. In 2008, Rolling Stone named the multi-Grammy Award-winning artist #33 in its list of the “100 Greatest Singers of All Time.” His most recent releases include the appropriately titled, Nine Lives along with Icon… Pioneering musician and social activist Michael Franti’s illustrious career spans two decades and includes performing with critically-acclaimed acts including The Beatings, Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy and his current band, Spearhead. Early on, Franti toured with U2, recorded with William Burroughs, and became a protest music icon with such albums as Hypocrisy is The Greatest Luxury, Home, Chocolate Supa Highway, Stay Human, Yell Fire!, All Rebel Rockers and The Sound of Sunshine.
Steve Winwood with Michael Franti & Spearhead
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