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Abracadabra is the twelfth studio album by American rock band Steve Miller Band. Abracadabra charted in nine countries, including Germany where the record reached for a week. Four singles were released from the album: the title track, "Cool Magic", "Keeps Me Wondering Why", and "Give It Up", with the title song charting the highest.

Abracadabra (Steve Miller Band song). Abracadabra" is a song by American rock group Steve Miller Band, written by Steve Miller. The song was released as the first single from the 1982 album of the same name the same year. The song is said to have been inspired by the American singer Diana Ross, whom Miller had met when they each performed on the same episode of the pop music television show Hullabaloo in the 1960s.

Abracadabra is the twelfth studio album by American rock band Steve Miller Band. Three singles were released from the album, the title track, "Cool Magic" and "Give It Up", respectively, with the title song charting the highest.

Written-By – Steve Miller. A3. Something Special. Written-By – G. Mallaber, G. Douglass, L. Turner. Abracadabra ‎(Cass, Album). 4XT-12216, 4XT 12216. The Steve Miller Band. Abracadabra ‎(Cass, Album, Dol).

Steve Miller’s Band third and Last No. 1 New Wave hit from 1982. It was a switch from their older folk turned rock style of the 60’s and the seventies, the lyrics and the tune did not sit well with all their fans. According to Steve Miller, his inspiration was no other than diva Diana Ross. Abracadabra" Track Info. Written By Steve Miller. Release Date June 15, 1982. Cover By. Abracadabra by Sugar Ray. Abracadabra Steve Miller Band.

Abracadabra (AGR Studio). Keeps Me Wondering Why. Steve Miller Band. Things I Told You. Never Say No. Give It Up.

Abracadabra charted in nine countries, including Germany where the record reached for a week. Three singles were released from the album, the title track, "Cool Magic", and "Give It Up", respectively, with the title song charting the highest.

"Steve Miller Band – Abracadabra Album" ASP Swedish Charts Hung Medien Retrieved July 10, 2011. "Chart Archive: Top 40 Official UK Albums Archive – 17th July 1982" The Official Charts Company Retrieved July 10, 2011.

Band Name Steve Miller Band. Album Name Abracadabra. Released date 15 June 1982. Labels Eagle Rock Entertainment. Members owning this album9. 1. 2. Abracadabra. 3.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Keeps Me Wondering Why
Written-By – Mallaber*, Lewis*
3:43
A2 Abracadabra
Written-By – Miller*
5:10
A3 Something Special
Written-By – Mallaber*, Douglas*, Turner*
3:35
A4 Give It Up
Written-By – Miller*
3:35
A5 Never Say No
Written-By – Mallaber*, Massaro*, Lewis*
3:37
B1 Things I Told You
Written-By – Mallaber*, Massaro*
3:15
B2 Young Girl's Heart
Written-By – Mallaber*, Massaro*
3:34
B3 Goodbye Love
Written-By – Mallaber*, Douglas*, Turner*
2:55
B4 Cool Magic
Written-By – Mallaber*, Lewis*
4:23
B5 While I'm Waiting
Written-By – Mallaber*, Massaro*
3:25

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sailor Records

Credits

  • Artwork – Tommy Steele
  • Bass – Gerald Johnson
  • Executive-Producer – John Palladino
  • Guitar – John Massaro, Kenny Lee Lewis
  • Keyboards, Synthesizer – Byron Allred
  • Producer, Guitar, Vocals – Steve Miller
  • Producer, Recorded By [Additional], Drums, Percussion, Keyboards – Gary Mallaber
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – David Cole

Notes

(P) 1982 Sailor Records

Comes with printed inner.

Marketed in Australasia by PolyGram TV Merchandising Division under exclusive licence.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ST-12216 The Steve Miller Band* Abracadabra ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST-12216 Canada 1982
DICD 3718 The Steve Miller Band* Abracadabra ‎(CD, Album, RE) Indisc DICD 3718 Europe 1991
7144 204 Steve Miller Band Abracadabra ‎(Cass, Album) Mercury 7144 204 UK 1982
ARC 471750 2 The Steve Miller Band* Abracadabra ‎(CD, Album, RE) Arcade ARC 471750 2 France 1998
6302 204, LPR-19062 The Steve Miller Band* Abracadabra ‎(LP, Album) Mercury, Mercury 6302 204, LPR-19062 Mexico 1982

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Keeps Me Wondering Why
Written-By – G. Mallaber*, K.L. Lewis*
3:43
A2 Abracadabra
Written-By – Steve Miller
5:10
A3 Something Special
Written-By – G. Mallaber*, G. Douglass*, L. Turner*
3:35
A4 Give It Up
Written-By – Steve Miller
3:35
A5 Never Say No
Written-By – G. Mallaber*, J. Massaro*, K.L. Lewis*
3:37
B1 Things I Told You
Written-By – G. Mallaber*, J. Massaro*
3:15
B2 Young Girl's Heart
Written-By – G. Mallaber*, J. Massaro*
3:33
B3 Goodbye Love
Written-By – G. Mallaber*, G. Douglass*, L. Turner*
2:53
B4 Cool Magic
Written-By – G. Mallaber*, K.L. Lewis*
4:23
B5 While I'm Waiting
Written-By – G. Mallaber*, J. Massaro*
3:26

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Capitol Records Studio B
  • Mixed At – Capitol Records Studio B
  • Mastered At – Capitol Mastering
  • Pressed By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester
  • Manufactured By – Capitol Records, Inc.
  • Designed At – Art Hotel
  • Published By – Silk Stocking Music
  • Published By – Sailor Music
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sailor Records
  • Copyright (c) – Sailor Records

Credits

  • Artwork – Tommy Steele
  • Bass – Gerald Johnson, Lonnie Turner (tracks: A3, B3)
  • Design – Jeff Lancaster, Tommy Steele
  • Drums, Percussion, Keyboards – Gary Mallaber
  • Executive-Producer – John Palladino
  • Guitar – Greg Douglass (tracks: A3, B3), John Massaro, Kenny Lee Lewis
  • Guitar, Vocals – Steve Miller
  • Illustration [Drawing] – Steve Miller
  • Keyboards, Synthesizer – Byron Allred
  • Mastered By [Runout Etch] – gene* (tracks: B1 to B5), Wally* (tracks: A1 to A5)
  • Photography By – David Alexander
  • Photography By [Innersleeve] – David Alexander , Guy Astier, Nels Israelson
  • Producer – Gary Mallaber, Steve Miller
  • Recorded By [Additional] – Gary Mallaber
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – David Cole

Notes

℗ © 1982 Sailor Records

Winchester Pressing as on this U.S. vinyl by same catalog #, but with Traugott mastering on A Side.

Custom inner sleeve contains lyrics and photo/artwork overlay

Published by:
Silk Stocking Music/BMI (A1, A5 to B2, B4, B5)
Sailor Music/ASCAP (A2, A4)
Sailor Music/Silk Stocking Music/ASCAP/BMI (A3, B3)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: ST1-12216
  • Matrix / Runout: ST2-12216
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Etch, exc. "...Capitol" stamp): ST-1-12216 F-12 (202-C) · —◁ MASTERED BY CAPITOL Wally
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Etch, exc. "...Capitol" stamp): ST-2-12216 C-F10 · —◁ MASTERED BY CAPITOL gene
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Barcode (Print): 0 7777-12216-1
  • Barcode (Scan; Format: UPC_A): 077771221613

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ST-12216 The Steve Miller Band* Abracadabra ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST-12216 Canada 1982
DICD 3718 The Steve Miller Band* Abracadabra ‎(CD, Album, RE) Indisc DICD 3718 Europe 1991
7144 204 Steve Miller Band Abracadabra ‎(Cass, Album) Mercury 7144 204 UK 1982
ARC 471750 2 The Steve Miller Band* Abracadabra ‎(CD, Album, RE) Arcade ARC 471750 2 France 1998
6302 204, LPR-19062 The Steve Miller Band* Abracadabra ‎(LP, Album) Mercury, Mercury 6302 204, LPR-19062 Mexico 1982

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Keeps Me Wondering Why
Written-By – Mallaber*, Lewis*
3:43
A2 Abracadabra
Written-By – Miller*
5:10
A3 Something Special
Written-By – Mallaber*, Douglas*, Turner*
3:35
A4 Give It Up
Written-By – Miller*
3:37
A5 Never Say No
Written-By – Mallaber*, Massaro*, Lewis*
3:15
B1 Things I Told You
Written-By – Mallaber*, Massaro*
3:15
B2 Young Girl's Heart
Written-By – Mallaber*, Massaro*
3:34
B3 Goodbye Love
Written-By – Mallaber*, Douglas*, Turner*
2:55
B4 Cool Magic
Written-By – Mallaber*, Lewis*
4:23
B5 While I'm Waiting
Written-By – Mallaber*, Massaro*
3:25

Credits

  • Artwork – Tommy Steele
  • Bass – Gerald Johnson
  • Executive-Producer – John Palladino
  • Guitar – John Massaro, Kenny Lee Lewis
  • Keyboards, Synthesizer – Byron Allred
  • Producer, Guitar, Vocals – Steve Miller
  • Producer, Recorded By [Additional], Drums, Percussion, Keyboards – Gary Mallaber
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – David Cole

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side A): 6302 204 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side B): 6302 204 2
  • Rights Society (Boxed): SACEM SACD SDRM SGDL

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ST-12216 The Steve Miller Band* Abracadabra ‎(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST-12216 Canada 1982
DICD 3718 The Steve Miller Band* Abracadabra ‎(CD, Album, RE) Indisc DICD 3718 Europe 1991
7144 204 Steve Miller Band Abracadabra ‎(Cass, Album) Mercury 7144 204 UK 1982
ARC 471750 2 The Steve Miller Band* Abracadabra ‎(CD, Album, RE) Arcade ARC 471750 2 France 1998
6302 204, LPR-19062 The Steve Miller Band* Abracadabra ‎(LP, Album) Mercury, Mercury 6302 204, LPR-19062 Mexico 1982



The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra album
Pop Rock
Performer: The Steve Miller Band
Title: Abracadabra
Category: Rock
Country: Canada
Released: 1982
Rating: 4.3/5
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