100 Great Songs From The British Invasion: Keep On Running- Spencer Davis Group. ‘Keep On Running’ was written and originally performed by Jamaican singer-songwriter Jackie Edwards in 1963. Recorded and released by the Spencer Davis Group in 1966- it went to #1 on the UK Singles Chart- but it didn’t travel well across the ocean- peaking at #76 in the US Billboard Hot 100. The Spencer Davis Group was formed in Birmingham, England in 1963- and consisted of Spencer Davis- on guitar and vocals, Steve Winwood- lead vocals, lead guitar and keyboards, Muff Winwood- bass and Pete York-drums. The bands success would come to an end when Steve Winwood left in 1967 for Traffic.
- Single: Keep On Running- Traffic
- Record Company- Atco
- Genre: Pop Rock
- Written by Jackie Edwards
- Time: 2:51
- B-side: High Time Baby
- Album- The 2nd Album
- Peaked at #76 in US Billboard Hot 100. #1 in UK Singles Chart.