Steve Miller was born today October 5, 1943 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Steve learned to love music from his mother,  a non-professional singer, and his dad, a pathologist, who enjoyed jazz  and was an amateur recording engineer. Family friend Les Paul (the guitar great) heard a five year old Steve playing a guitar given to him by his uncle. Les encouraged the young boy to practice ... and "perhaps you'll be something one day".

Les Paul was right on the money and young Steve did become something.

Take a look at Steve's official biography and see what the Space Cowboy is up to at stevemillerband.com