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Steve Winwood- Back in the High Life 35th Anniversary

"Higher Love", the #1 seller and winner of both the "Record of the Year" and "Song of the Year" Grammys for 1986, isn't about doing it in the top bunk. It's about love on a spiritual plane, not an airplane. By his mid-twenties, Steve Winwood already may have  been on a hall of fame career pace, singing and playing hits as a mere teenager with the Spencer Davis Group ("Gimme Some Lovin' "," I'm a Man"), Traffic, and Blind Faith. Yet Winwood told me in this  classic rock interview about 1986's "Back in the High Life"  that a 1972 bout with peritonitis almost killed him...

Steve Winwood- Back in the High Life 35th Anniversary 6-14

the June 1986 release of Back in the High Life , which saw Steve's blue-eyed soul voice, organ, and guitar mated beautifully with co-writer Will Jennings on multi-platinum hits "Higher Love",'Freedom Overspill","The Finer Things", and "Back in the High Life Again". Steve Winwood joins me here In the Studio the week of June14