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The Joker — Steve Miller Draws a Wild Card

Stephen Demorest, Circus Raves, March 1974

For years Lady Luck smiled on the heavy rollers. But working hard and playing the percentages, the veteran blues guitarist came up with a royal flush of popularity he hasn't seen since the San Francisco youthquake.

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