Have you forgotten Steve Miller Band's Friday anthem? It's 'Bongo Bongo'
With so many great forgotten artists of the ‘80s still waiting to be brought to the light in Lost and Found, it seems superfluous to feature the same band more than once, but today is Friday and its time to dance with the Steve Miller Band and Bongo Bongo.
Back in January we featured the Steve Miller Band with the sweet guitar licks of 1981’s Heart Like A Wheel. Today we jump to 1985, when Miller tried to incorporate a more electronic dance sound into his Italian X-Rays album.
Bongo Bongo peaked at No. 84 on the singles charts but that doesn’t diminish the fun of the video, which uses the same early computer animation techniques that would a few months later be executed more successfully in Dire Straits’ Money For Nothing video.
No slackers, the Steve Miller Band will embark on their summer tour next week.