Jet Airliner was released by The Steve Miller Band on April 30th in 1977
Jet Airliner became The Steve Miller Band's fourth US Top Ten hit
Jet Airliner was recorded in May of 1975
at CBS Studios in San Francisco California
and appeared on the band's Book of Dreams album
The single record edit of Steve Miller's recording
features a truncated version of the guitar introduction
One line of the song's lyrics was altered for radio play...
Instead of "that I don't want to get caught up
in any of that funky shit goin' down in the city"...
It was changed to "funky kicks"
A recent Steve Miller Band performance of Jet Airliner
with Hands Of Soul and my friend Joseph Wooten on keyboards
celebrating 25 years with the band!