S. Victor Aaron picks five standout Steely Dan ballads.
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We humbly offer up suggested songs for a new Steely Dan album, culled from outtakes, live-only songs and one famous erasure.
Preston Frazier selects a handful of instances where Steely Dan guitarist Walter Becker shines.
Our panel of Steely Dan fanatics reminisce about that magic moment when their minds were blown away by the artful brilliance of Donald Fagen and Walter Becker.
Remembering a drop-dead gorgeous tone poem that was so emblematic.
Another cut with great promise, only to be shelved along with so many other ‘Katy Lied’ session nuggets. Perhaps not a Top 5 tune lay in the heart of this beast, but a heart that was very much ALIVE.
It’s everything one would expect from a song of the mid-Jurassic period of Steely Dan.
A crystalline peak behind the scenes of Steely Dan’s studio gigs.
With Lennon and Harrison’s untimely passings, this is as close as we’ll ever get again.
At this point, they weren’t quite brilliant yet. But Steely Dan was on its way there.