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April 1

Today in 1984, Marvin Gaye was shot dead by his father at his parent’s home in Los Angeles, California

On this day in 2004, Paul Atkinson (The Zombies) died at age 58 due to liver and kidney disease… 26 more words

Today In Music

Steely Dan - Katy Lied [1975] Album Review

Katy Lied is an interesting album in the Steely Dan canon. If we take the first seven albums of the group and discount the comeback stuff, which some fans appear to do (not that I really blame them), then this album is stuck in the middle of the run serving as a transition between the “band” era that I discussed in the previous entry and the “overproduction” trilogy. 1,821 more words

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Steely Dan – Pretzel Logic [1974] Album Review

Pretzel Logic was released at the height of Steely Dan’s early days on the road, but at the same time also one of their last experiences doing so for nearly two decades. 1,615 more words

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