Trip Into Bear’s Vinyl Vault! [VIDEO]
Not too many weekends left in the summer of 2012. So lets break out a summer song from the 1960’s!
band formed in 1967 in San Francisco, California.The band is known for a string of mid-1970s hit singles that are staples of the classic hit & classic rock radio formats.In 1965, Steve Miller and keyboardist Barry Goldberg founded the Goldberg-Miller Blues Band. Miller left the group to go to San Francisco where the psychedelic scene was flourishing. Steve Miller then formed the Steve Miller Blues Band. Guitarist Boz Scaggs joined the band soon after and the group performed at the Monterey Pop Festival in June 1967.
In May 1968 while in England, they recorded their debut album Children Of The Future. The album did not have much chart success (But I own a copy). The Steve Miller Band’s second album Sailor appeared in October of 1967, and climbed the Billboard chart to #24. This album included this single “Livin’ In The USA”,
A little fact about Steve Miller is that he was the god son of re-known guitarist and inventor Les Paul! Here is a classic video of the Steve Miller band performing this summer classic!