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Odyssey - Our Lives Are Shaped By What We Love (1972)


Before Royce Jones joined Steely Dan, he shared vocal duties with Billy Pierce and Kathleen Warren during his time at 7-piece folk-funksters Odyssey (not to be confused with their namesake, the disco trio from NYC). 56 more words


Bands named after birds

First up, there’s an advert on TV over here, informing us that Gerard Way will be playing live next year sometime. And there’s an ad. for an album by a group called 5 Seconds Of Summer. 179 more words

My DSP 3: Peg

Song: Peg

Artist: Steely Dan

Year: 1977

Favorite Lyric: This is your big debut, it’s like a dream come true
And when you smile for the camera, I know they’re gonna love it… 81 more words


Steely Dan - Pretzel Logic

Steely Dan’s third and arguably finest LP can be seen as something of a bridge between their more band-oriented efforts and the albums that would follow, where Donald Fagen and Walter Becker employed an ever revolving door of session musicians and outside parties to play and record their music. 900 more words

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My top 8 Steely Dan songs

Today’s entry will be a list of my favorite songs by Steely Dan. I can pretty much listen to any song by this band, and from any era of their long career.  325 more words


Christmas Music Musing

If Christmas was just a day, I could properly deal with it, but Christmas is not a day – it’s an all-consuming season (emphasis on “consuming”) – and it all starts with one thing – 1,152 more words