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Steely Dan

Steely Dan is an American jazz rock band founded by core members Walter Becker and Donald Fagen. The band’s popularity peaked in the late 1970s, and their seven albums over that period of time blended elements of jazz, rock, funk, R&B, and pop. 197 more words

Most Importantly - The Vinyl

AOR meanderings and strange notes: Rosie Vela 'Magic Smile'

I’ve been listening to a lot of Steely Dan recently, and so it was no real surprise to find out that their producer, Gary Katz, also produced this, and that Fagan and Becker are involved. 111 more words

Teenage Years

Steely Dan - Aja


The driving force behind Steely Dan were (and continue to be) Donald Fagen and Walter Becker, both of whom looked more like a pair of creepy cannibals than a couple of extremely talented musical perfectionists. 743 more words

Steely Dan

Review 24: Foot-tapping thrill

Can’t Buy a Thrill
Steely Dan
Nominated by Cecilia Smart

What a surprise. I thought I didn’t like Steely Dan but I was tapping my foot all the way home listening to… 277 more words


School Days

School’s in session, but some of the best songs about school are, of course, about wanting to be out of school. Chuck Berry’s “School Days” is at the head of the class. 1,093 more words

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