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Reuben Fowler's 'Black Cow'

In my experience, jazz musicians tend to approve of Steely Dan. The mixture of sardonic outlook, funny chords and respect for fine improvisers seems to do it. 389 more words


2008 On The Longplay: 'Circus Money' by Walter Becker

Fourteen years after Walter Becker’s solo debut 11 Tracks of Whack, he returned with this sophomore release. Ever since the end of Steely Dan’s first run in 1980, we’ve often had to wait years (sometimes decades) for new music to appear by Becker & Fagen,either together or apart. 363 more words

Jazz Funk

East St. Louis Toodle-Oo

I’ve been listening to this Steely Dan cover of the Ellington-Miley gem for the first time in over 40 years. It’s amazing how much Pokey… 18 more words



2-18-17 2pm @home 66*

Nice day today, weird dream about the (imagined) lyrical content of Deacon Blues.

I’ve pretty much made the decision to move back… if the path clears. 19 more words

Steely Dan Rock The Beacon

Steely Dan… September 22, 2011

Steely Dan Rocked The Beacon Theater the other night. All last week, as a matter of fact, playing a seven night engagement that drew throngs of loyal fans and Steely Dan Freaks, including this avid fan here. 313 more words

Do It Again - Tori Amos

I didn’t come to compare Tori to Kate Bush, I didn’t come to talk about the earnest indie of Alanis and Bjork and Fiona Apple and all her 90’s contemporaries. 435 more words

Song Lyric Sunday — Don’t Lose That Number

This week’s Song Lyric Sunday from Helen Vahdati is about “phone calls/calling.”

That to immediately brought to mind one of my favorite songs, “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number” from one of my favorite rock/pop/jazz fusion groups, Steely Dan. 386 more words

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