Steve Miller. Photo courtesy of Steve Miller Band via Twitter.

Steve Miller celebrated his birthday this week.

The Woodrow Wilson alumnus turned 78 on Tuesday, and the school’s Facebook page marked the day with a throwback photo. He’s shown throwing the discus.

Steve Miller throws the discus. Photo courtesy of Woodrow Wilson High School via Facebook.

According to the post, Miller loved being a part of the music scene in Dallas when he was growing up. At one point, he was even given some tips by legendary blues musician T-Bone Walker.

Miller attended Woodrow after he left St. Mark’s School of Texas in Preston Hollow.

If you need to hear some Steve Miller Band today, or some other tracks by East Dallas artists, check out this playlist.

Most recently, the band put out a call on social media, telling neighbors to look out for “Living in the USA” in the new film “The Many Saints of Newark.”