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Peter Frampton, Steppenwolf, Grand Funk Railroad, Jethro Tull + UFO: Shadows in Stereo

Peter Frampton, Steppenwolf, Grand Funk Railroad, Jethro Tull + UFO: Shadows in Stereo

Classic rock is a dinosaur still walking the Earth, but there’s still enough life left in it to consider a few points in the twilight of an era.

Ace Frehley on his unlikely new cover of Steve Miller’s ‘The Joker’: ‘It’s got a nice, cool vibe’

Ace Frehley on his unlikely new cover of Steve Miller’s ‘The Joker’: ‘It’s got a nice, cool vibe’

Remember “New York Groove”? The ex-Kiss guitarist says it’s like that.

Peter Banks, Sonja Kristina + Billy Sherwood, “Winter Time” from Fly Like an Eagle (2013): One Track Mind

Peter Banks, Sonja Kristina + Billy Sherwood, “Winter Time” from Fly Like an Eagle (2013): One Track Mind

In yet another guest-packed project, the Billy Sherwood-produced Steve Miller tribute Fly Like an Eagle finds a special resonance with the inclusion of more final music from Peter Banks.

‘You don’t want to keep doing the same things’: New Steve Miller project combines blues, jazz songs

‘You don’t want to keep doing the same things’: New Steve Miller project combines blues, jazz songs

Steve Miller says his next album will be “a really interesting thing” where the classic rocker combines jazz instrumentals with blues lyrics.

The Friday Morning Listen: Les Dudek – Delta Breeze (2013)

This is how it started: Software-type person: “You’ve never seen Evil Dead?!!”

Late Yes guitarist Peter Banks’ final recordings include cover of Steve Miller

Late Yes guitarist Peter Banks’ final recordings include cover of Steve Miller

Fans of the late Peter Banks will get another chance to hear his unique guitar stylings on a forthcoming cover of Steve Miller’s “Winter Time,” to be issued as part of a Miller tribute project produced by Billy Sherwood.

Ben Sidran – Don’t Cry For No Hipster (2013)

Don’t cry, indeed. For Ben Sidran — producer of Van Morrison and Rickie Lee Jones, co-writer of “Space Cowboy” with Steve Miller, sessions man with the Rolling Stones, NPR radio voice — being a hipster seems like such an effortless thing.

Reissues explore early Steve Miller collaborations with Boz Scaggs, Paul McCartney, Nicky Hopkins

Steve Miller’s seminal first five recordings will be reissued by Edsel Records, spanning a period from 1968-1970 and featuring appearances by Boz Scaggs, Nicky Hopkins and Paul McCartney, among others.

Half Notes: Steve Miller – Number 5 (1970)

The Steve Miller Band was huge when I was a kid. Everybody owned Book of Dreams and Fly Like An Eagle. That’s all I ever owned. So, it’s been kinda fun to dig into a famous artist’s back catalog. Check out the liner dedication: “This album is dedicated to the people in our struggle to bring sanity to the worldRead More

William Shatner – Seeking Major Tom (2011)

Jesus, seriously? I have a sense of humor but this is just absolute garbage. William Shatner’s 2004 project with rock piano great Ben Folds, Has Been, was actually an entertaining diversion — tongue fully in cheek, yet it had musical merit: serious fun. This is pure junk

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