The Joker
Steve Miller Band

Some people call me the space cowboy
Some call me the gangster of love
Some people call me Maurice
Cause I speak of the pompitous of love

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1974 for one week
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • No. 1 on the UK Singles chart in 1990 for two weeks
  • from the album The Joker (1973)
  • sometimes misidentified by the title "Space Cowboy" because of the first line of the lyrics
  • written by Eddie Curtis, Ahmet Ertegün, Steve Miller
  • produced by Steve Miller
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