Album: Fly Like an Eagle
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It must have driven the folks at Capitol Records absolutely insane that it took Steve Miller over two years years to put out a follow-up to The Joker the album, which had peaked at #2 on the albums chart, especially given that the single that followed-up the surprise #1 “The Joker” the song, “Your Cash Ain’t Nothing But Trash,” stiffed at #51, and a second attempt to turn FM staple “Living in the U.S.A.” into a hit single didn’t work, even if it did have the incandescent “Kow Kow” as the b-side.
It was probably even more frustrating because Miller had put out eight — eight! — albums between 1968-1973, and when just when they needed a new record was when he took his damn time. It all seemed to be a set-up for Miller to be a prototypical one-hit wonder.