Chart Position: 1

  • #40 bestseller for 1974
  • Written by Steve Miller, Eddie Curtis and Ahmet Ertegun
  • Lead vocals: Steve Miller
  • Guitar: Steve Miller
  • Keyboards: Dick Thompson
  • Backing vocals: Gerald Johnson
  • ‘Maurice’, ‘Space Cowboy’, ‘Gangster of Love’ are all tags from earlier Steve Miller Band songs
  • ‘Space Cowboys’ later became the title of a Clint Eastwood film
  • Later recorded by Fatboy Slim (2004) and K.D. Lang

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