Steve Miller Band Record Collectors Guide

This web-page has detailed descriptions and background information on Steve Miller Band and a selection of their best vinyl records of this band

The Steve Miller Band was formed in 1966 by Steve Miller, a guitarist and vocalist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The band's original lineup consisted of Miller, bassist Lonnie Turner, drummer Tim Davis, and guitarist James "Curley" Cooke. Their debut album, "Children of the Future," was released in 1968 and received critical acclaim. Over the next few years, the band released several more albums, including "Sailor" and "Brave New World," which established them as a leading force in the psychedelic rock scene.

However, it was not until the mid-1970s that the Steve Miller Band achieved mainstream success. In 1973, they released "The Joker," which became a massive hit and reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The album of the same name also sold millions of copies and earned the band a loyal fan base. This success was followed by the release of several more hit albums, including "Fly Like an Eagle" and "Book of Dreams.

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"Abracadabra" is the twelfth studio album by the Steve Miller Band, released in 1982. The album features nine tracks ranging from rock to pop to blues, including the hit title track, "Abracadabra." Despite mixed critical reception, the album was a commercial success, selling over two million copies in the US.

Capitol Records – SEAX-11903

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  STEVE MILLER BAND - Book Of Dreams PD ( Picture Disc , 1978, USA )

"Book of Dreams" was the 10th studio album by the Steve Miller Band, released in May 1977. It was a commercial success, reaching No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart and spawning several hit singles, including "Jet Airliner" and "Jungle Love." The album was a departure from the band's earlier blues-oriented sound, incorporating elements of pop, rock, and funk.

Mercury 6302 061  

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STEVE MILLER BAND - Circle of Love ( 1981 Germany ) New Web-Page  

Circle of Love, the seventh album by the Steve Miller Band, released in 1981, showcases the band's versatility and willingness to experiment with different genres and production techniques, while still retaining their classic sound.

Capitol ST-11497

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STEVE MILLER - Fly Like an Eagle (1976, USA )

"Fly Like an Eagle" is a classic rock song that was released in 1976 by the American rock band Steve Miller Band. The song is the title track of their ninth studio album and has become one of their most popular songs. The song's lyrics and sound have been praised for their uplifting and inspiring message, and it has been covered by many artists over the years. This web-page will explore the song's lyrics, musical composition, and cultural impact.

Mercury 9199 916

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STEVE MILLER BAND - Greatest Hits 1974-78 + bonus LP (1977, Germany)

"Steve Miller Band Greatest Hits 1974-78" is a timeless classic that showcases the best of the Steve Miller Band's music from their most successful period. The album features a range of musical styles, from catchy rock anthems to bluesy ballads. Its success helped to establish the band as one of the most popular of the 1970s and introduced their music to a new generation of fans. Today, the album remains a beloved classic and a testament to the enduring popularity of the Steve Miller Band.

Capitol 2C 066 81.514

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STEVE MILLER BAND - The Joker Gatefold ( 1973 France ) New Web-Page

"The Joker" LP by the Steve Miller Band is a seminal album that showcased the group's musical diversity and creativity. The LP's musical content and iconic packaging, including its gatefold cover, set it apart from the band's previous efforts and solidified their place in the rock and roll canon. The Joker remains a beloved album among music fans and is a testament to the enduring appeal of the Steve Miller Band's music.

Mercury 6078 803
Steve Miller Band Rock 'n' Me / Mercury Blues 7" PS Single
STEVE MILLER BAND - Rock 'n' Me / Mercury Blues 7" PS Single

"Rock 'n' Me" was released in June 1976 as the second single from the Steve Miller Band's ninth studio album, "Fly Like an Eagle." The song was written by lead vocalist and guitarist Steve Miller and produced by Miller and engineer Kent Hertz. The 7" single featured "Rock 'n' Me" as the A-side and "Mercury Blues" as the B-side.