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Steve Winwood says — Groups must play much much softer

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 4 January 1969

"FREAKING OUT with volume is over. Everybody seemed to think volume was the revolution of the music. That's okay theatrically, but not musically." ...

Blind Faith: Eric, Or Little By Little

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 12 April 1969

IT'S SOUNDING good, the Eric Clapton, Stevie Winwood, Ginger Baker Band. Forget about Cream. This is a new group with a new sound. ...

Blind Faith: They're no group

Interview by Richard Green, New Musical Express, 26 April 1969

Island Records boss CHRIS BLACKWELL talks to Richard Green ...

Blind Faith, Richie Havens, Donovan, Edgar Broughton Band, The Third Ear Band: Hyde Park, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 14 June 1969

Following Blind Faith to the shores of a lake ...

Blind Faith: A Fine Day

Report by Geoffrey Cannon, The Village Voice, 19 June 1969

LONDON — take a sheet of thin cardboard. Sprinkle iron filings on top. Place a magnet underneath. All the filings will start and shift, and ...

Blind Faith, Delaney & Bonnie and Friends: Madison Square Garden, New York NY

Live Review by Mike Jahn, The New York Times, 14 July 1969

Blind Faith Group Sings ...

Blind Faith, Bread and Freedom – Now For The Sweet Music

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 2 August 1969

BLIND FAITH have not only gained a fine bass player in Rick Grech, who left Family to complete the super group, they also have an ...

Blind Faith, Delaney & Bonnie, the Frost, Taste: Olympia Stadium, Detroit

Live Review by Mike Gormley, Detroit Free Press, 5 August 1969

In Detroit Debut at Olympia, Pop Pantheon's Blind Faith is 'Nothing Really Special' ...

Blind Faith, Delaney and Bonnie & Friends, Free: Inglewood Forum, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by John Mendelssohn, Los Angeles Times, 19 August 1969

BLIND FAITH'S Los Angeles debut Friday night at the Forum turned out to be as much a Hollywoodish spectacle as it was a performance by ...

Blind Faith, Delaney and Bonnie & Friends, Free: Inglewood Forum, Inglewood CA

Live Review by Ann Moses, New Musical Express, 30 August 1969


Blind Faith

Interview by Ritchie Yorke, Rolling Stone, 6 September 1969

The four members of Blind Faith – the instant super group whipped up with two-thirds of the soured Cream – were entrenched in a plush ...

Blind Faith: Blind Faith (Atco)

Review by John Morthland, Rolling Stone, 6 September 1969

THE YEAR 1969 has not been a very good one for rock and roll. Outside of Tommy and the Band's decision to go on tour, ...

New albums from the Doors, Country Joe, Johnny Cash, Creedence, CS&N and Blind Faith

Review by Geoffrey Cannon, The Guardian, 16 September 1969

Finding a new faith: GEOFFREY CANNON reviews pop music ...

Keith Richard on Mick, Beatles, Led, Faith, Tull, Gees

Interview by Ritchie Yorke, New Musical Express, 6 December 1969

THE NEWS that the Rolling Stones have resumed personal appearances must have gladdened the hearts of pop fans everywhere. The Stones always were the most ...

Eric Clapton: Another Crossroad

Interview by Keith Altham, Fusion, 6 February 1970

MANY PEOPLE THINK that Eric Clapton is the best guitarist in the world. A veteran of the Yardbirds, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and Cream, all that ...

Ric Grech: Traffic's One Big Happy Family

Interview by Roy Hollingworth, Melody Maker, 10 October 1970

IT WAS good to see Ric again. We talked in melancholic tones of hazy days when gangster Grech, cigarette hanging from his lips, pumped out ...

Stevie Winwood: Not Just A Singer In A Rock And Roll Band

Retrospective by Ben Edmonds, Phonograph Record, April 1973

I MADE INITIAL contact with Stevie Winwood in March of 1966, a weekend rebel still in the high school clutches of suburban Boston. As was ...

Blind Faith: Born Under A Bad Sign

Retrospective by Johnny Black, MOJO, July 1996

IN THE EVENING COOL OF JUNE 6, 1969, almost 7,000 people made their way to Hyde Park, where they slept under stars to be sure ...

10 Questions for Steve Winwood

Interview by Kieron Tyler, MOJO, April 2004

The blue-eyed soul voice behind the Spencer Davis Group and Traffic on jamming with Jimi Hendrix, the madness of Viv Stanshall and the problems of ...

The Eye That Sees Aright: Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood, Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Richard English, Rock's Backpages, May 2010

IT'S RARE THAT ONE mixes Aristotle with rock, but it was impossible to ignore a giant eye rolling on the back projection screen during 'Voodoo ...


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