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700. Countdown to Ecstasy - Steely Dan

Bodhisattva is not available on Spotify. I purchased a CD copy to hear the song. 

Brief Background: Countdown to Ecstasy was recorded in Colorado and Los Angeles, California and released in July of 1973. 180 more words

Who Says Who The Muse Is?

I got in a Twitter fight the other day with some guy I went to grad school with over who “Rikki” in Steely Dan’s “ 597 more words


Steely Dan - Countdown to Ecstasy

I bought Countdown to Ecstasy last year at She Said Boom on Roncesvalles. I bought it with a store credit I’d had sitting in my wallet ever since I sold them all my… 503 more words


"No Static At All"

FM radio seems to be at the end of its life, or in its “golden years” certainly. Supplanted by Pandora and Spotify, Amazon Music, Radio Paradise, and all the rest, but in the late 1960s it was just coming into its own with progressive rock, and album-oriented rock. 47 more words

Musical Interlude

Smoking Pig BBQ

Ah, the joy of being a father. You know, that ecstatic feeling that encompasses your entire being when you see a little version of you get squirting out of a woman’s hole. 971 more words

Dan Fans

If you don’t know the music of Steely Dan, then you are seriously losing out on some of the most meticulously recorded classy music of the past 40+ years. 255 more words


No Sporting Chance

It is the spring of my sporting discontent. The Atlanta Hawks got swept in the postseason for the second year in a row by LeBron & Company, and… 233 more words