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  Photos of the 1975 Knebworth festival kindly supplied by Richard Arridge. Page 2

 



       I've been a long time fan of Steve Miller, although a lot of people rubbish him for being lightweight and he does appear to be somewhat big headed on occasions -  I still think he was one of the seminal SF underground artists, even though he originally hailed from Texas . His early albums - particularly Sailor, Brave New World  and Number 5 are all worthy of a listen , and I consider songs such as Dear Mary, Songs For Our Ancestors , Seasons and Industrial Military Complex Hex to be classics. Miller could also really ROCK when he wanted to and in that area, there was no better.

    According to Chris Atkins, to whom I'm indebted for the information ,this lineup of the Miller Band featured

Steve Miller- Guitar /vocal
Lonnie Turner -bass
Les Dudek -'2nd' and slide guitar).
Doug Clifford -(ex Creedence Clearwater Revival) drums
 

    This was Miller's first performance for around a year and may have been the only one with this lineup. I was bitterly sorry that I didn't see this performance ,as Miller was one of the main draws for me , I had to wait another 20 years before I got to see him live. He could still rock, but the material he played in the mid 90s was nowhere near as good as his output in the 70s .

Steve Miller's set list:

Feel So Good
Mercury Blues
Boogie Children
Freight Train Blues
Stagger Lee
The Window
Living in the USA
Space Cowboy
Shu Ba Da Da Ma Ma Ma Ma
Rock'n Me
Come On in My Kitchen


(A stereo audience tape exists of this show, good to very good quality. 60 minutes.


 

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As far as we know none of the other acts were recorded . But here are the details of their performances , plus a photo of Linda on-stage provided by Henry Cobbold.



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