Steve Winwood is one of the luckier British pop musicians from the 60's (to the present). He avoided succumbing to the drug excesses which temporarily or permanently brought down many of his contemporaries. Like Frank Zappa and Paul McCartney, Winwood was innately smart, strong-willed, and truly gifted enough to keep his feet on the ground and his head in control of his life and career. This biography is an inspiring account of that fortunate journey; fortunate both for Steve Winwood and for the millions of listeners who have enjoyed his great musical adventures over the decades. He's a good role model for aspiring musicians of any era.