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Best Steely Dan drumming performances: Steely Dan Sunday

Best Steely Dan drumming performances: Steely Dan Sunday

Here are Steely Dan’s five best drum performances, selected in tandem by our panel of Steely Dan authorities.

Best Steely Dan saxophone solos: Steely Dan Sunday

Best Steely Dan saxophone solos: Steely Dan Sunday

Here are Steely Dan’s five best sax solos, selected in tandem by our panel of Steely Dan authorities.

“Cash Only Island” (1996): Steely Dan Sunday

“Cash Only Island” (1996): Steely Dan Sunday

“Cash Only Island” is another song Steely Dan introduced for their 1996 tour, but never put on an album.

Best Steely Dan Ballads: Steely Dan Sunday

Best Steely Dan Ballads: Steely Dan Sunday

S. Victor Aaron picks five standout Steely Dan ballads.

Best Walter Becker Songs: Steely Dan Sunday

Best Walter Becker Songs: Steely Dan Sunday

Walter Becker aficiando Preston Frazier chooses his five favorite songs by the Steely Dan co-leader.

Best Donald Fagen songs: Steely Dan Sunday

Best Donald Fagen songs: Steely Dan Sunday

Steely Dan fanatics John Lawler, Preston Frazier and S. Victor Aaron choose their five favorite songs from frontman Donald Fagen.

Five Best Walter Becker Guitar Moments: Steely Dan Sunday

Five Best Walter Becker Guitar Moments: Steely Dan Sunday

Preston Frazier selects a handful of instances where Steely Dan guitarist Walter Becker shines.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Diamanda Galas – Plague Mass (1991)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Diamanda Galas – Plague Mass (1991)

A powerful, nearly unhinged vocal recalls the first wave of AIDS-related deaths.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Arto Lindsay, “Erotic City” (1996)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Arto Lindsay, “Erotic City” (1996)

I’ve always been a big fan of covers, especially when the artist doing the covering decides to completely reinvent the original song. A regular ‘ole tribute? Well, it takes a lot of charisma to pull that off

On Second Thought: Jamiroquai, “Canned Heat” (1999)

College student Matt Bray demonstrates the power of anyone with a little imagination and a whole lot of time can have to single-handedly put a long-forgotten dance floor hit back in the spotlight.