Miller Miller Miller & Sloan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Miller Miller Miller & Sloan
Origin New York City, New York, United States
Genres Funk
Blue-eyed soul
Years active 1979–1993
Labels Meaningful Records

Miller Miller Miller & Sloan was an American funk/Pop band, based in New York City, that reached its zenith in the early 1980s.[1] The band was made up of the three Miller brothers Dan, C.B. "Barney" and Mike, plus and their childhood friend, Blake Sloan. The band opened for The Clash,[2] as well as Tom Tom Club and Chaka Khan, playing prominent venues such as The Ritz and CBGB's.

The band was the subject of the documentary film, Miller Miller Miller & Sloan: We Don't Wanna Make You Dance, by director Lucy Kostelanetz. The movie inspired a new Facebook page [3] for the band which links to their many music videos and other band information.

Miller, Miller, Miller & Sloan appear (as Miller, Miller, Miller & Sloane) in the Jonathan Lethem novel, "Fortress Of Solitude".[4]

Mike Miller, the band's vocalist/percussionist is now a solo artist known as Mr. Shy.[5]

Guitarist Barney Miller went on to a solo career as The Legendary Barney Miller. His music is available on iTunes, Spotify, Tidle, and other music streaming services. He also has a Facebook page [6]