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Steely Dan Sunday, “Slang Of Ages” (2003)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Slang Of Ages” (2003)

<<< BACKWARD (“Godwhacker”) ||| ONWARD (“Green Book”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** I’m calling Shenanigans on Steely Dan! Shenanigans!

‘I felt good, because we’ve become a band': Mike and the Mechanics set to issue hits package, new song

‘I felt good, because we’ve become a band': Mike and the Mechanics set to issue hits package, new song

A forthcoming collection of hits and rarities from Mike and the Mechanics will include a previously unreleased track featuring original singers Paul Carrack and the late Paul Young, as well as a new song.

Deep Purple – Perfect Strangers: Live (2013)

Deep Purple – Perfect Strangers: Live (2013)

Getting the old gang back together after more than decade to record a studio album was one thing for Deep Purple. The true test of the Mark II edition’s newfound musical camaraderie would be found on the concert trail.

‘I started trying to live like that': Sammy Hagar on the Van Halen-era song that changed everything

‘I started trying to live like that': Sammy Hagar on the Van Halen-era song that changed everything

Sammy “I Can’t Drive 55″ Hagar, before issuing a paean to charity called “Give to Live,” wasn’t exactly associated with such high-minded songs. The accompanying video even cops to it

‘It’s a pretty small field': Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson on his unique role as a rock flautist

‘It’s a pretty small field': Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson on his unique role as a rock flautist

Ian Anderson wasn’t exactly following the hot trend when he traded his guitar for a flute. So, the Jethro Tull frontman had to come up with his own rock ‘n’ roll style on the instrument.

‘She was a female Otis Redding': The one singer Steve Cropper wished he’d collaborated with

‘She was a female Otis Redding': The one singer Steve Cropper wished he’d collaborated with

Steve Cropper, the ace producer and sideman at Stax Records, ended up playing with most every one he’d ever admired over the years — except for one person

‘It’s taken me a long time': Queen’s Roger Taylor is ready for some Fun On Earth

‘It’s taken me a long time': Queen’s Roger Taylor is ready for some Fun On Earth

For Roger Taylor, Fun on Earth is both a full-circle return to his solo career — with a punny title referencing his debut away from Queen — and a chance to take stock.

‘I said: Of course, yes': Even with few details, Pat Mastelotto didn’t hesitate in rejoining new King Crimson

‘I said: Of course, yes': Even with few details, Pat Mastelotto didn’t hesitate in rejoining new King Crimson

When the ever-enigmatic Robert Fripp called Pat Mastelotto about rejoining the new iteration of King Crimson, the drummer leapt at the opportunity — even though he knew very little about Fripp’s plans.

Dream Baby Dream: Bruce Springsteen thanks the fans

As a big “Thank You!” for the outpouring of support during the Wrecking Ball tour, Bruce Springsteen has published a letter to his fans on

The Band, “Up on Cripple Creek” from The Band (1969): Across the Great Divide

The idea, as relayed by Levon Helm, that “Up on Cripple Creek” was a difficult song to capture on tape runs counter to everything you hear on this galloping moment of sheer joy.