No this is not a KISS album, it's Steve Miller depicting The Joker on his eighth studio album from 1973.

'The Joker' LP, Wikipedia

The swing for The Steve Miller band made a move toward more of a blues rock style versus the previous progressive rock sound due in part it was more radio friendly and it was more successful commercially.

The Joker charted at #2 on the album charts where as their previous albums couldn't even squeeze in the Top 20. The title track,"The Joker" alone charted at #1.

Steve Miller 2013, YouTube




Original LP Track List:

  1. "Sugar Babe"
  2. "Mary Lou"
  3. "Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma"
  4. "Your Cash Ain't Nothin' but Trash"

Side 2

  1. "The Joker"
  2. "Lovin' Cup"
  3. "Come On In My Kitchen" (live)
  4. "Evil" (live)
  5. "Something to Believe In"

Released in the U.S. October 1973, Charting at #2.

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Steve Miller performing, "The Joker":