Steely Dan: “Deacon Blues”
WRITERS: Walter Becker and Donald Fagen
Peaked at number-19 on the Billboard Hot 100.
There’s a line in Steely Dan’s “Deacon Blues” that goes “They call Alabama the Crimson Tide…call me Deacon Blues.” Bassist Walter Becker, who co-wrote the song, recalls one response he got to those lyrics, and reveals what happened to it. 69 more words