A special Saturday Old Guy Radio as I came across this live version of Dear Mr. Fantasy - I knew Steve Winwood was a wizard on the keyboard, but I didn't know he could shred guitar quite like this. The percussion work is top notch as well. Stay to the end, it's well worth it.
joined Spencer David Group as a 14 year old
still a teenager when he formed Traffic,
and next stop was one of rock's first super-groups Blind Faith
session work with Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker, Clapton of course, BB King, a ton of others.
none too shabby solo career to boot.
from that vid above, it seems he picked up a thing or two from playing with E.C.