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Aja At 40: A Track-By-Track Listing Of Its Greatest Echoes - Stereogum 22 Sep 2017, 4:57 pm


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Aja At 40: A Track-By-Track Listing Of Its Greatest Echoes
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Even Donald Fagen, who hit producer Prince Paul pretty hard for royalties back in '89 because of the “Peg� sample, stated a few years later that he still liked the song (“as long as they pay for the usage, it's fine by me�). So this De La classic doesn ...

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Steely Dan's Quiet Hero: Inside Walter Becker's Troubled Life, Wry Genius - RollingStone.com 22 Sep 2017, 4:39 pm


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Steely Dan's Quiet Hero: Inside Walter Becker's Troubled Life, Wry Genius
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Becker was as much an architect of Steely Dan's airtight sound and skewed sensibility as his friend, singer-keyboardist Donald Fagen. The two co-wrote the Dan's songs, oversaw their legendary persnickety recording sessions, and shared a love of Beat ...

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Steely Dan and me: One for Walter - LemonWire 22 Sep 2017, 4:05 pm


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Steely Dan and me: One for Walter
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Becker met Donald Fagen at Bard College in 1967, and while the rest isn't exactly history it was the start of something. A few years, and various bands, later Becker and Fagen settled on a name for their personal project. That name was Steely Dan ...

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'Aja' at 40: Why Steely Dan's Audiophile Masterpiece Is Also Kind of Punk - Newsline 22 Sep 2017, 2:40 pm


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'Aja' at 40: Why Steely Dan's Audiophile Masterpiece Is Also Kind of Punk
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The rap against Steely Dan had been in play since its beginnings as a working rock group, which dated back to its debut album “Can't Buy a Thrillâ€� in 1972, and persisted through co-founders Donald Fagen and the late Walter Becker's abandonment of the ...

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Steely Dan guitarist and founder Walter Becker dies aged 67 - Gears Of Biz 22 Sep 2017, 5:00 am


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Steely Dan guitarist and founder Walter Becker dies aged 67
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The guitarist had not been able to perform in concerts in July with band mate Donald Fagen, saying earlier that he was recovering from an unspecified condition. In a statement, Fagen said: “Walter Becker was smart as a whip, an excellent guitarist and ...

Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker dies at 67 - Western Courier (subscription) 18 Sep 2017, 6:24 pm


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Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker dies at 67
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At Bard College in New York, Becker met his musical-partner, and other half of Steely Dan, Donald Fagen. The two put their musical skills together and created a band called Leather Canary, which included comedian Chevy Chase as their percussionist.

Steely Dan's Donald Fagen Cancels Solo Shows Due To Illness (Week in Review) - antiMUSIC.com 16 Sep 2017, 9:45 am


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Steely Dan's Donald Fagen Cancels Solo Shows Due To Illness (Week in Review)
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Steely Dan's Donald Fagen Cancels Solo Shows Due To Illness was a Top 10 story on Wednesday: (hennemusic) Steely Dan legend Donald Fagen has been forced to cancel the remaining four dates of his North American solo tour due to illness, it was ...

They call Alabama The Crimson Tide, Call me Deacon Blues - Mulletwrapper 15 Sep 2017, 11:03 pm


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They call Alabama The Crimson Tide, Call me Deacon Blues
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“They got a name for the winners in the world / I want a name when I lose / They call Alabama the Crimson Tide / Call me Deacon Blues.'' – Chorus to the midlife-crisis song about a man with dreams of being a jazz saxophonist, written by Donald Fagen ...

Spotify Faces Stepped-Up Legal Pressure from Stevie Nicks, Neil Young, The Doors, Bruce Willis… - Digital Music News 15 Sep 2017, 9:03 pm


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Spotify Faces Stepped-Up Legal Pressure from Stevie Nicks, Neil Young, The Doors, Bruce Willis…
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According to filings shared with Digital Music News, Spotify is now facing demands from high-profile stars like Stevie Nicks, Neil Young, Donald Fagen (of Steely Dan), Michael McDonald, and even members of Journey. All of those artists are part of a ...

Becker toiled in relative anonymity — but not to musicians - Pattaya Mail 15 Sep 2017, 3:10 am


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Becker toiled in relative anonymity — but not to musicians
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New York (AP) – Virtually unnoticed and certainly not harassed, Walter Becker and his partner in the rock band Steely Dan, Donald Fagen, sat in a booth having lunch in a crowded restaurant near the airport in Maui toward the end of tourist season in 1997.

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Donald Fagen Bio


American musician, best known as co-founder and lead singer of the rock band Steely Dan.

January 10, 1948, (69 years old)

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