Steely Dan’s ‘Gaucho’ was issued 34 years ago today. Getting it to the point of release was no easy task.
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S. Victor Aaron picks five standout Steely Dan ballads.
Steely Dan fanatics John Lawler, Preston Frazier and S. Victor Aaron choose their five favorite songs from frontman Donald Fagen.
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.
Steely Dan fanatics John Lawler, Preston Frazier and S. Victor Aaron select their fave five guitar solos from the band is synonymous with iconic guitar solos.
Catchy, but ultimately a bit less compelling than other ‘Gaucho’ outtakes.
Another unfinished diamond in the rough that evokes a feeling of what could have been.
A crown-jewel Steely Dan outtake from around the ‘Gaucho’ recording sessions.
“Kulee Baba,” when Steely Dan goes global. Ahhh, the CD. Those plastic discs of music we used before iTunes. With a noise reduction system Donald Fagen and Walter Becker were crying for when (mis)mastering Katy Lied. Seventy minutes worth and no static at all. CDs arrived commercially in the Fall of ’82, and quickly became the medium of audio-blaring choice.Read More