Articles by: Preston Frazier

Steely Dan Sunday, “Two Against Nature” (2000)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Two Against Nature” (2000)

<<< BACKWARD (“What A Shame About Me”) ||| ONWARD (“Janie Runaway”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** The album Two Against Nature marks a turning point for the duo where they say hello to many who will work with them longer than the original Steely Dan band

Steely Dan Sunday, “Aja [Live]” (1995)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Aja [Live]” (1995)

<<< BACKWARD (“Sign In Stranger [Live]”) ||| ONWARD (“Gaslighting Abbie”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** It’s interesting to note that Alive in America ends the way the 1994 concerts actually started. The title song from the album Aja made its complete debut on Steely Dan’s second tour of the 90’s in 1994.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Sign In Stranger [Live]” (1995)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Sign In Stranger [Live]” (1995)

<<< BACKWARD (“Kid Charlemagne [Live]”) ||| ONWARD (“Aja [Live]”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** How do you follow-up an iconic rock, funk rave-up like “Kid Charlemagne”?

Steely Dan Sunday, “Kid Charlemagne [Live]” (1995)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Kid Charlemagne [Live]” (1995)

<<< BACKWARD (“Third World Man [Live]”) ||| ONWARD (“Sign In Stranger [Live]”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Let’s face it, last week was a bit of a snoozer. The live version of “Third World Man” proves that you can take a great song and file down the edges. Not so this week. Georg Wadenius stares a classic, iconicRead More

Steely Dan Sunday, “Third World Man [Live]” (1995)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Third World Man [Live]” (1995)

<<< BACKWARD (“Peg [Live]”) ||| ONWARD (“Kid Charlemagne [Live]”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** (S. Victor Aaron: “Babylon Sisters” and “Third World Man” stand apart from the rest of the fare found on Goucho and perhaps they’re being the two songs representing for that album on Alive In America means that Becker and Fagen think so, too.

Steely Dan Sunday: “Peg [Live]” (1995)

Steely Dan Sunday: “Peg [Live]” (1995)

<<< BACKWARD (“Book Of Liars [Live]”) ||| ONWARD (“Third World Man [Live]”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Perhaps one of the two or three songs to make every Steely Dan set list since the guys started touring again in ’93

Steely Dan Sunday, “Book of Liars [Live]” (1995)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Book of Liars [Live]” (1995)

<<< BACKWARD (“Josie [Live]”) ||| ONWARD (“Peg [Live]”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** S. Victor Aaron’s note: In our earlier take on “Book Of Liars,” the studio version, I stated that the live version on Alive In America is much better. Preston Frazier explains exactly why that’s so

Steely Dan Sunday, “Bodhisattva [Live]” (1995)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Bodhisattva [Live]” (1995)

<<< BACKWARD (“Green Earrings [Live]”) ||| ONWARD (“Reelin’ In The Ywars [Live]”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Victor’s taking a break from SDS this week and handing over the reigns to a real knowledgeable Steely Fan aficionado, Preston Frazier. Enjoy!