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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of The JokerJ50: The Evolution of The Joker, curated by Steve Miller, highlights 27 previously unreleased demos, live performances, studio outtakes and rehearsals from Miller’s personal archive, including 8 never-before heard songs. Miller also provides narration guiding the “evolution” of the songs from The Joker.

The box set features a lenticular cover, 60-page book with liner notes from both Steve Miller & Anthony DeCurtis, a reproduction of a vintage Joker iron-on and a new Joker lithograph.

Also Available 2CD, Super Deluxe Edition 3LP + 7in, Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Gold LP

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of The JokerJ50: The Evolution of The Joker, curated by Steve Miller, highlights 27 previously unreleased demos, live performances, studio outtakes and rehearsals from Miller’s personal archive, including 8 never-before heard songs. Miller also provides narration guiding the “evolution” of the songs from The Joker.

The box set features a lenticular cover, 60-page book with liner notes from both Steve Miller & Anthony DeCurtis, a reproduction of a vintage Joker iron-on and a new Joker lithograph.

Also Available 2CD, Super Deluxe Edition 3LP + 7in, Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Gold LP

602455845436

Details

Format: Vinyl
Label: Capitol
Rel. Date: 09/15/2023
UPC: 602455845436

J50: The Evolution of the Joker [Super Deluxe Edition 3LP + 7in]
Artist: Steve Miller Band
Format: Vinyl
New: Available $179.98
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Steve Miller Commentary 1
2. Children Of The Future Live - Los Angeles, CA, May 20, 1972
3. Brave New World Live - Los Angeles, CA, May 20, 1972
4. Dear Mary Live - Los Angeles, CA, May 20, 1972
5. Space Cowboy Live - Berkeley, CA, July 14, 1972
6. Ginger Man Live - Berkeley, CA, July 14, 1972
7. Nothing Lasts Live - Berkeley, CA, July 14, 1972
8. Steve Miller Commentary 2
9. Sugar Babe (Early Version) Hotel 4-Track, April 21, 1972
10. Sugar Babe Live - Columbus, OH, December 8, 1973
11. Sugar Babe Album Version
12. Mary Lou (Early Version) Studio Rehearsal, January 19, 1973
13. Mary Lou Album Version

DISC: 2

1. Steve Miller Commentary 3
2. Hat (Pre-"Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma") Live - Sacramento, CA, June 6, 1971
3. Say Hey Ray (Pre-"Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma") Studio Rehearsal, July 27, 1973
4. White Elephant (Pre-"Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma") Studio Rehearsal, June 21, 1973
5. Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma (Early Version) Hotel 4 Track, April 21, 1972
6. Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma Album Version
7. Steve Miller Commentary 4
8. Your Cash Ain't Nothin' but Trash (Early Version) Studio Jam, July 5, 1973
9. Your Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash Album Version
10. Lidi (Twang Guitar) Hotel 4-Track, April 21, 1972
11. Lidi Studio, August 4, 1973
12. Lidi / Travelin’ (Harmonics - Looking for a Chorus for "The Joker") Hotel 4-Track, November 3, 1972
13. Travelin’ (Looking for a Chorus for "The Joker") Live Radio, July 1, 1973
14. The Joker Album Version

DISC: 3

1. Steve Miller Commentary 5
2. The Lovin' Cup Live - Lansing, MI, November 27, 1973
3. The Lovin' Cup Album Version
4. Come On In My Kitchen (Early Version) Live - Dallas, TX, October 19, 1973
5. Come On In My Kitchen Album Version
6. Evil Studio Demo, July 28, 1973
7. Evil Album Version
8. Steve Miller Commentary 6
9. Coupe de Ville (A Cappella) Hotel 4-Track, July 1973
10. Something To Believe In (Early Version) Hotel 4-Track, November 3, 1972
11. Something To Believe In (Tough Crowd) Live - Austin, TX, October 19, 1973
12. Something To Believe In Album Version
13. I Don't Mind Hotel 4-Track, April 21, 1972
14. I Don't Mind Studio, July 31, 1973
15. Mama Church (A Cappella) Hotel 4-Track, April 21, 1972

DISC: 4

1. The Joker Single Version
2. Lidi / Travelin’ (Harmonics - Looking for a Chorus for "The Joker") Hotel 4-Track, November 3, 1972
3. I Don't Mind Studio, July 31, 1973
4. Lidi Studio, August 4, 1973

More Info:

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of The JokerJ50: The Evolution of The Joker, curated by Steve Miller, highlights 27 previously unreleased demos, live performances, studio outtakes and rehearsals from Miller’s personal archive, including 8 never-before heard songs. Miller also provides narration guiding the “evolution” of the songs from The Joker.

The box set features a lenticular cover, 60-page book with liner notes from both Steve Miller & Anthony DeCurtis, a reproduction of a vintage Joker iron-on and a new Joker lithograph.

Also Available 2CD, Super Deluxe Edition 3LP + 7in, Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Gold LP

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