Tag: Steve Winwood

30-Aug

This Day In Music, August 30th

On this day in 1986: Steve Winwood went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with, ‘Higher Love’, a #13 hit in the U.K. It was the first single released from his fourth solo LP, ‘Back In the High Life’. “Higher Love” was Winwood’s first Billboard Hot 100 #1 song, topping the chart for one […]

20-Aug

This Day In Music, August 20th

On this day in 1983: Madness, Joan Jett, The Police and R.E.M. all appeared in concert at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia. On this day in 1986: Rick Allen, drummer with Def Leppard made his first live appearance with the band after losing an arm in a car accident, when they appeared at the Monsters Of Rock […]

30-Jul

This Day In Music, July 30th

On this day in 1988: Steve Winwood started a four week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Roll With It’, a #53 hit in the U.K. Later, Motown songwriters Holland-Dozier-Holland were credited with co-writing the song due to its resemblance to the Junior Walker hit (I’m a) Roadrunner. The song spent four weeks […]

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