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Film Soundtracks Containing Songs by Steve Winwood:

Film Title
Click on the title for the IMD entry
Year Song Used
1969 1988 Can't Find My Way Home (+ every other FM "hit" from the 60s!)
Balto 1995 Reach For the Light
Benny and Joon 1993 Can't Find My Way Home (sung by Joe Cocker)
Best of the Best 1989 Something So Strong (Capaldi track with SW on keyboard and guitar)
Big Business 1988 Higher Love
The Big Chill 1983 Gimme Some Lovin'
Blues Brothers 1980 Gimme Some Lovin' (sung by the Blues Brothers)
Buster 1988 Keep On Runnin'
A Date with an Angel 1987 The Finer Things (mangled, edited version)
Days of Thunder 1990 Gimme Some Lovin'
EdTV 1999 Gimme Some Lovin'
Fandango 1985 Can't Find My Way Home
Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush 1968 Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush, Am I What I Was or Was I What I Am?, and Utterly Simple
The Ice Storm 1997 Light Up or Leave Me Alone
The Indian Runner 1991 Feelin' Alright
Iron Eagle 1986 Gimme Some Lovin'
Jack Frost 1998 Gimme Some Lovin'
Masters of the Universe 1987 Dear Mr. Fantasy
The Mod Squad 1999 Can't Find My Way Home (sung by Alana Davis)
Mr Destiny 1990 Gimme Some Lovin'
Mr Jones 1993 I'm a Man
Mr Holland's Opus 1995 Keep On Runnin'
Nighthawks 1981 I'm a Man (sung by another group, name?)
Nirvana 1997 John Barleycorn
Notting Hill 1999 Gimme Some Lovin'
Nuns on the Run 1990 Roll With It
Operation Dumbo Drop 1995 Gimme Some Lovin'
Patch Adams 1998 Feelin' Alright (used in the trailers)
Rockstar 2001 Dear Mr Fantasy (used in the trailers)
Sgt Bilko 1996 Roll With It
Short Time 1990 Roll With It
Sleepers 1996 Gimme Some Lovin'
Someone to Watch Over Me 1987 Freedom Overspill
Stakeout 1987 Higher Love
Striptease 1996 Gimme Some Lovin'
That'll Be the Day 1973 (SW and JC wrote something for this, name?)
Thelma and Louise 1991 Ballad of Lucy Jordan (from Marianne Faithfull's Broken English album)
They Call It an Accident 1983 Your Silence Is Your Song (instrumental and sung versions) and instrumental Night Train
The Touchables 1968 Withering Tree (Please see the 1968 NME article.)
True Believer 1989 ?

Films in which Steve Winwood has appeared:

Film Title Year What Steve Sings
Blues Brothers 2000 1998 How Blue Can You Get, New Orleans
The Ghost Goes Gear 1966 Midnight Special, Nobody Loves You When You're Down and Out, When I Come Home, misc. instrumentals
Go Go Mania
(released as Pop Gear in the UK)

My Babe
Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush 1968 Mulberry Bush

Music used in television shows:

Show Comment Year Song Used
21 Jump Street Fox 1987 something from the Back in the High Life album
The 60s
NBC mini-series 1999 Feelin' Alright
Dinner With Friends HBO 2001 Roll With It
Homicide NBC 1997 Can't Find My Way Home
BBC-TV miniseries 1996 Keep On Running
The Linda McCartney Story
CBS made-for-TV movie 2000 Gimme Some Lovin'
Miami Vice NBC 1986 Still in the Game
Miami Vice NBC 1987 There's a River
Miami Vice NBC 1987 Split Decision
Miami Vice NBC 1988 There's a River
The Olympics
Snippets of music have been used as intros for many events; on Feb 16, 1998, "Just Wanna Have Some Fun" was used for Men's Aerial Skiing (the jumps with the twists and turns); on Feb 17, "Gimme Some Lovin'" was used during the recap of the short-track speed skating.
That 70s Show Fox 1999-2000 The "working title" of this show was "Feelin' Alright", but oddly enough, they've never played any Traffic, Blind Faith, or Spencer Davis Group songs
The Turks CBS 1999 State of Grace
The Wonder Years ABC 1989 and 1992 You Can All Join In

Music used in US television advertisements:

Product Year Song Used
Michelob beer 1988 Roll With It
Nissan trucks 1999 Feelin' Allright
Nissan Maxima 2000 I'm a Man

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My thanks to Shannon VK. and Mary L. for the idea and much of the original info for this page.
Page created January 1, 1998.
Last updated October 2002.