Earning a place at Birmingham University proved to be the catalyst for the band and Davis recalls travelling to the north of the city to check out a talented 15-year-old – Steve Winwood.
"What I saw was a unbelievable talent," said Davis. "It was like Oscar Petersen and Ray Charles rolled into one and along with Steve's brother, Muff, and Pete York we formed the band.
"We had a lot of hits, we played live on Ready Steady Go and they were great times."
Thursday, September 24, 2009
An interview with Spencer Davis
The Leicester Mercury ran an interview with Spencer Davis in the run up to his concert with the Animals last Saturday: