Wide River

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Wide River
Wide River (Steve Miller Band album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by Steve Miller Band
Released June 8, 1993
Genre Rock
Length 53:08
Label Polydor
Producer Steve Miller
Steve Miller Band chronology
Born 2B Blue
(1988)Born 2B Blue1988
Wide River
(1993)
Bingo!
(2010)Bingo!2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[2]
The Village Voice C[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. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Wide River" Chris McCarty, Steve Miller 4:00
2. "Midnight Train" McCarty, Miller, Kenny Lee Lewis 4:20
3. "Blue Eyes" Miller, Les Dudek, Rocket Richotte 5:10
4. "Lost in Your Eyes" Leo Sidran 3:47
5. "Perfect World" Sidran 5:30
6. "Horse and Rider" McCarty, Miller 4:10
7. "Circle of Fire" David Denny 3:46
8. "Conversation" Sidran, Miller 4:11
9. "Cry Cry Cry" Miller 4:19
10. "Stranger Blues" Elmore James, Bobby Robinson 4:30
11. "Walks Like a Lady" Sidran, Miller 3:58
12. "All Your Love I Miss Loving" Otis Rush 5:17

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. 
  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.