Wide River

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Wide River
Wide River (Steve Miller Band album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 8, 1993
GenreRock
Length53:08
LabelPolydor
ProducerSteve Miller
Steve Miller Band chronology
Born 2B Blue
(1988)
Wide River
(1993)
Bingo!
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[2]
The Village VoiceC[3]

Wide River is the fifteenth album by American rock band the Steve Miller Band, released in 1993. The title track was their last Billboard Hot 100 single, peaking at No. 64. It would be Steve Miller Band's last studio album until Bingo! seventeen years later in June 2010. As of 2010, sales in the United States have exceeded 258,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.[4] It was re-released on vinyl by Sailor Records in 2016.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Wide River"Chris McCarty, Steve Miller4:00
2."Midnight Train"McCarty, Miller, Kenny Lee Lewis4:20
3."Blue Eyes"Miller, Les Dudek, Rocket Richotte5:10
4."Lost in Your Eyes"Leo Sidran3:47
5."Perfect World"Sidran5:30
6."Horse and Rider"McCarty, Miller4:10
7."Circle of Fire"David Denny3:46
8."Conversation"Sidran, Miller4:11
9."Cry Cry Cry"Miller4:19
10."Stranger Blues"Elmore James, Bobby Robinson4:30
11."Walks Like a Lady"Sidran, Miller3:58
12."All Your Love I Miss Loving"Otis Rush5:17

Personnel[edit]

  • Steve Miller – vocals, guitar, producer, mixing
  • Billy Peterson – bass guitar, piano
  • Gordy Knutson – drums, percussion
  • Bob Mallach – saxophone
  • Norton Buffalo – harmonica
Additional personnel
Production
  • Steve Wiese – recording engineer, mixing
  • Rick Fisher – recording engineer

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Wide River - Steve Miller Band - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-10-02. Retrieved 2007-08-24.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (November 23, 1993). "Turkey Shoot". The Village Voice. New York. Retrieved July 5, 2013.
  4. ^ Inc, Nielsen Business Media (3 April 2010). "Billboard". Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 11 September 2017 – via Google Books.