Happy Birthday To The Gangster Of Love

Steve Miller was born in Milwaukee on October 5th, 1943.  He moved to Dallas at age 6.  While in high school he formed The Marksmen (including Boz Scaggs).

Later, Miller led the Ardells/Fabulous Night Trains while attending the University of Wisconsin -Madison.

It was in 1966 that he formed the Steve Miller Band in San Francisco.

Between 1968 and 1993, the band charted 20 Top-100 hits, including 3 number 1 songs.

In 2016, Steve Miller was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Living In The USA was a #94 hit in 1968 and climbed to #49 when re-released in 1974.

 

 

 

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