Billboard #1 Hits: #666: ‘Roll With It’- Steve Winwood. July 30, 1988. #1 for 4 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.
- Single: ‘Roll With It’- Steve Winwood
- Record Company- Virgin
- Genre: Pop
- Written by Steve Winwood, Will Jennings and Holland-Dozier-Holland
- Time: 4:30
- B-side: ‘The Morning Side’
- Album- Roll With It
- Grade: A-
- Peaked at #1 4 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.
Steve Winwood’s second and final #1 hit- his first was ‘Higher Love’ in 1986- it was from his highest charting album- Roll With It- which reached #4 on the album charts. Overall Winwood as a solo artists had 10 Top 40 hits. Winwood gained his first fame not as a solo artist but as a member of bands- The Spencer Davis Band, Traffic and Blind Faith. The song writing credits on this song- Holland-Dozier-Holland the famous Motown songwriting team added on for the songs resemblance to Junior Walker’s ‘I’m A Roadrunner.’ I can certainly hear that.