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Fly Like an Eagle

Steve Miller BandAudio CD
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews)

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The Gangster is back. The man some people call Maurice will release his first new recordings in 17 years, BINGO!, in June on his own Space Cowboy Records, in partnership with Roadrunner/Loud & Proud Records. Following his annual summer U.S. tour, in a new show designed by famed Broadway director Rob Roth (“Beauty and the Beast”), Steve Miller ... Read more in Amazon's Steve Miller Band Store

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  • Audio CD (October 25, 1990)
  • Original Release Date: 1976
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Capitol
  • ASIN: B000002UBB
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (95 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,552 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Space Intro
2. Fly Like An Eagle
3. Wild Mountain Honey
4. Serenade
5. Dance, Dance, Dance
6. Mercury Blues
7. Take The Money And Run
8. Rock'n Me
9. You Send Me
10. Blue Odyssey
11. Sweet Maree
12. The Window

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Tutored at a young age by no less than guitar whiz Les Paul and blues legend T-Bone Walker, Steve Miller's life seemed destined to be dominated by music. Still, Miller's evolution from 1960s white-boy Chicago blues journeyman to '70s Top 40 hit machine was meteoric. Building on the success of his mainstream breakthrough The Joker, Miller's mastery of the indelibly catchy pop song yielded not only the radio-staple title track (since successfully revived by Seal), but an almost embarrassing wealth of other deceptively simple, hook-laden songs (including the standout "Wild Mountain Honey" as well as the hit singles "Take the Money and Run" and "Rock'n Me") to make Eagle play more like a greatest hits album than a standard collection of songs. This is Miller at his '76 pop-perfectionist peak, and one of the decade's most enduring surprises. --Jerry McCulley

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40 of 43 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great music ages well.... July 21, 2006
Format:Audio CD
I was 18 when this album came out and since that high school to college transition is the time when music is a big part of your life, it was great hearing this again. Going through the usual "upgrades" in media over the years, say 8-track, to album, to maybe cassette and ultimately to CD made it expensive to keep buying the same music over and over. This means that a lot of people will be playing "greatest hits" CDs, since it is reckoned to be the most economic way to go for many. The problem is that some great music will never be played on the radio, and therefore never be included on a compilation. So when I hit play on this new disc set, it was refreshing that 30-year-old music can sound so "new". There are some fine songs on this album that you just never hear on "classic rock" radio.

On the technical side, incase it was not so clear (it wasn't to me), this set has two discs. The first is a standard stereo CD of the album with 3 additional tracks. The second disc is a DVD which has the same album (minus the three extra tracks) in 5.1 audio. I was worried that I needed a SACD player to hear the 5.1 rendering, but no, just a digitally interfaced DVD player and receiver. Besides the audio-only album, the DVD has a very interesting interview with Miller talking about the album, and delving a bit into his youth (he got guitar lessons from Les Paul and T-Bone Walker in his house as a pre-teen!) and how he evolved as a musician. There is a concert performance from 2005 rendered in 5.1 that can be considered a "best of" of Miller's work. For blues aficionados, he does a set of some blues standards that show off a part of Miller many might not be aware of... great stuff for guitar fans.
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26 of 27 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars DTS version is very good, but with some strange flaws... September 20, 2001
Format:Audio CD
We all know that this is a classic album, but how does the 5.1 mix hold up? Well, to start off with, my biggest gripe is that 'Space Intro', the original opening track, is NOT EVEN ON THIS CD! You hear a few seconds of it, then the title track starts. On top of that, the title track is the short version! When I pay ($) for a newly remastered album, I want the orignal album - Is that too much to ask?!?!
As far as the mix, the sound quality is very good and the mix is clean and spatious, but the rear channels have an incredible amount of hiss as times, the only time I've ever heard this on a DTS disc.
In summary, if you like the album, you'll like this, but let the buyer beware. Recommended with some strong reservations...
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17 of 20 people found the following review helpful
Format:Audio CD
Okay..

I'm dating myself...but I remember "the Joker" and thinking Steve Miller was cool...but that album....didn't really do much for me....then "Fly like an Eagle" came out...and Kicked my BUTT! It was an amazing slice of guitar pop and the follow up "Book of Dreams" which was recorded at the same time....wow...Steve was on a once in a lifetime roll!

30 years later...we are offered a fabulous sounding remastered CD with a few bonus tracks...which is great...

NOW ..the DVD is off the hook! A 2 hour concert....that's right..all the old chestnuts...surprise guests ...some cool blues jamming...WOW...and on top of that a "making of" portion of the DVD which is as good as the CLASSIC ALBUM series..with STeve talking about the history of the recording etc etc...just wonderful...and all for under $20!!

Trust me...if you have the CD and you're wondering if you should spring for the "30th Anniversary" edition...DO IT!! I'm watching Steve pick away on his acoustic while discussing James Cotton and "Sweet Marie"...how cool!!!
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20 of 25 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Fly Like An Eagle (DTS Surrond Sound) July 1, 2004
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I should've paid more attention to the other comments concerning the deletion of the song, "Intro" before the song Fly Like An Eagle.
Do the people who made this DTS Surrond CD fall asleep when the disc was being mastered? To leave out the song "Intro" shows they don't care about the product and probably never listened to the complete version which has the song "Intro."
Anyone who purchased the disc should get their money back or if they ever redo the disc please include "Intro" and send us a free copy!
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Steve Miller at his best! August 9, 2007
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
What a fantastic CD/DVD set! The CD is just as I remember the album, plus the fantastic bonus tracks. The DVD is something else again!
With full length concert footage from a show in San Francisco, an interview with Steve Miller & a new, Dolby 5.1 mix of the album, no music fan should be without this historic album, period.
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11 of 14 people found the following review helpful
Format:Audio CD
First off, before the "review", I'd encourage everyone who likes any form of rock, blues, swing, jazz, etc...to listen to this CD and more importantly, check out Steve Miller in the bonus live-in-concert DVD, before you write off Steve Miller--as many music reviewer snobs have--as some dopey guy with sunglasses who wrote "that Joker song", and calls himself a "space cowboy" and sings about `smoking and toking'. If your only knowledge of The Steve Miller Band is `The Joker'--as was the case for me several years ago--do yourself a favor and check this CD/DVD out!! Judging Steve Miller by only `The Joker' is like judging The Who by `Squeezebox', or Pink Floyd by `Mother'. (Giving the Grateful Dead their due), "jam bands" Dave Matthews Band and Phish are original, but they did not invent the "Jam Band" concept. After watching `Fly Like an Eagle', `Dance, Dance, Dance'(evoking images of Dave Matthews and Boyd Tinsley's many guitar/violin jams), `Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma' and `Tore Down', I think you'll agree Steve Miller deserves every bit of his "Father of the Jam Band" title.

(1) The CD: It was a great CD then, and even better now, with the re-mastered tracks. Masterful rock music only gets better with age. Miller was way ahead of his time in 1976(much like Pink Floyd were in '73 with "Dark Side of the Moon"'s groundbreaking sampling and looping effects), and you can hear it on 'Fly Like an Eagle's `Space Intro', with the echoplex delay effect used with the synthesizer.

(2) The 3 previously un-released demos of 'Take the Money and Run', Fly Like an Eagle' and `Rockin' Me' are a rare glimpse of how a brilliant composition usually starts out bare and unimpressive.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Great, great music!
Wore the cassette out in High School. Heck, my parents even liked most of the collection especially, Fly like an Eagle.
Published 12 days ago by Jethro J. LeRoy
5.0 out of 5 stars What's not to like...
One of my favorite Steve Miller albums
Published 24 days ago by Fred Van Camp
5.0 out of 5 stars Spacecowboy on Space Cowboy
What can I say, I gotta love this guys playing! We share the same name, I'd be a trait one of his radioor. Thank god he's always good to check out. Read more
Published 27 days ago by Steve Miller
3.0 out of 5 stars Satisfied
I love it but I should have ordered the greatest hits , but I still enjoy it and I've had the oppertunity to hear some songs I've never heared
Published 27 days ago by Steven Corio
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
No issues
Published 28 days ago by Patrick T.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Album. His best work
I also own this on pristine vinyl. The 5.1 mix is great and the individual instruments really stand out. Read more
Published 29 days ago by Tall Paul
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
good
Published 1 month ago by Ronald L. Blackwell
2.0 out of 5 stars Yeah I got like 4 of this song now
Yeah I got like 4 of this song now.. it never said it purchased yet and never even gave me the song so I got charged multiple times not cool Amazon
Published 1 month ago by cody
1.0 out of 5 stars Album playback with huge gaps between tracks.
One of the reasons I wanted this entire album is that the songs flow into one another...a lot of musical intros. In playback, there's a huge gap between tracks. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Great deal and sound!
This classic sounds even better than earlier sound. Remastered makes a huge difference! And a bonus was the price, $5! Thank you amazon!
Published 1 month ago by Dcmanies
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