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MAY 12: Happy Birthday to Steve Winwood, born today in 1948!🎂🎶 Winwood has been a member of The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith, and Go. He has had a successful solo career, as well. He began performing with his father at age 8 and was so obviously underage that his piano was turned away from audience view during pub gigs! Winwood has won two Grammys and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Traffic in 2004.
MAY 13: Happy birthday to Stevie Wonder, born today in 1950!🎂🎹🎤 The child prodigy signed with Motown’s Tamla label at age 11. Not only did he perform at such a young age, but he performed his own compositions. Over the years, Wonder has become involved in activism supporting political causes. He has won 25 Grammy awards and sold over 100 million records worldwide!