Muff Winwood

Born Jun 15, 1943

Mervyn "Muff" Winwood is an English songwriter and record producer, and the older brother of Steve Winwood. Both were formerly members of the Spencer Davis Group in the 1960s, in which Muff Winwood played bass guitar. He produced the first Dire Straits album, Dire Straits.… Read More

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1943 Birth Born in 1943.


1967 24 Years Old After leaving the Spencer Davis Group in 1967, Winwood moved within the music industry to a position as A&R man at Island Records.


1974 31 Years Old …  He also produced their other 1974 album, Propaganda (which included the "Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth" single). … Read More
1978 35 Years Old He was there until 1978, when he became an executive at Columbia Records (ultimately EMI Records) until well into the 1990s.
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