Classic rock fans of all ages have grown up with John Mellencamp's "Jack & Diane," Tommy and Gina from Bon Jovi's "Livin' on a Prayer" and Billy Joe and Bobby Sue from the Steve Miller Band's "Take the Money and Run."
The classic-rock package tour has become something of an annual tradition over the past few summers, and it looks set to continue in 2014, when Journey and the Steve Miller Band will hit the road together for a lengthy series of dates.
Purple Pyramid's ongoing series of tribute records has offered new re-recordings of hits by a growing list of artists that includes Genesis and Yes. The latest offering pays tribute to the Steve Miller Band.
Phish has earned a reputation for peppering its set lists with left-field covers over the years, and the band held true to form during its 2012 New Year's Eve show on Dec. 31, treating the audience to Phish-ified versions of hits by Black Sabbath and the Steve Miller Band.
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 pl…