is proud to announce the continuation of its reissue programme of the
legendary Capitol albums by the Steve Miller Band, following on from our
successful reissues of the first five albums, and Steve’s Autumn 2012
album “The Joker” was produced by Steve Miller, and released in
October 1973. The album at long last gave Steve his breakthrough hit
with the title track, which reached number 1 in the US. It was a
‘turntable hit’ in the UK, but belatedly reached number 1 in the UK in August
1990 when it was featured in a Levi’s TV ad.
album also features the hit “Your Cash Ain’t Nothin’ But Trash”, as well
as “Sugar Babe” and “Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma”, both of which are
still in the Steve Miller Band’s live set.
booklet of this Special Digipak Edition contains all the lyrics, a
brand new booklet note by San Francisco journalist Joel Selvin, based on
new interviews with Steve Miller himself, and photos from Steve’s own