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Whole Lotta Rosé

There’s a genre of music from the late 70s/ early 80s dubbed yacht rock: smooth, heavily-produced music made by virtuoso musicians with too much money.  Think bands such as Steely Dan, Hall & Oates and the Doobie Brothers. 859 more words

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"Peg" - Steeley Dan

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“Peg” is a song by American rock group, Steely Dan, first released on the band’s 1977 album titled Aja. The track was released as single in 1977 and reached number 11 on the US Billboard chart in 1978 and number eight on the Cash Box chart.[2] In Canada, “Peg” spent three weeks at number seven during March 1978.[3]Like many of their songs, it is a blend of rock, jazz and R&B; the song also incorporates disco into this blend. 106 more words


Today In Music History: 05/11/17


It’s time for another great edition of Today in Music History!!

Let’s start on this day in 1964. The Beach Boys released the single “I Get Around” with”Don’t Worry Baby” as the B side. 306 more words


Countdown to Ecstasy — Steely Dan — W.A.C.#3

My thoughts

What an odd choice! This one required a few listens.

Cards on the table, it’s a decent album. Actually it’s quite forward thinking for when it was produced, I would not have put it as early is this on a listen. 470 more words


As it Exists in our Minds

They say you can’t go back. Or perhaps you shouldn’t. But sometimes it’s inevitable.

Steely Dan Radio on Pandora. That’ll do it for me. A tinge of past immediately starts flowing through the neurons and blood stream. 296 more words



Perhaps this is snide, I don’t know:

The Police are a puzzle to me.  The hits I can hum, but I don’t admire them.  With one notable exception (“Every Breath You Take” is a nasty ditty), the songs by Sting are polished, self-important affairs.   93 more words