White Boys CAN Control It! In Praise of Steve Winwood on His 70th birthday

Let’s re-evaluate the great singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist and his contribution to rock and soul.

Soul Men: (from left) Eric Burdon, John Mayall, Jimi Hendrix and Winwood (plus one, Carl Wayne of The Move)

Is soul solely and strictly a black thing?

Whoever launched the urban, suburban, and country myth that soul equals the sound of…