Preston Frazier selects a handful of instances where Steely Dan guitarist Walter Becker shines.
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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.
Souther is one of the best in the business at telling stories, period.
Though Haden is battling polio, he meets an old friend at their peak capacity.
It’s not often that I think of Bruce Springsteen songs in the same context as the Viet Nam era and the American culture of that time, but “All I’m Thinkin’ About” has always reminded me of Canned Heat’s “Heading Up The Country.”
Over time, I realized I’d missed the true heart of this song.
When I began to revisit Devils & Dust, I was brought back to the evening of the first listening session.
No parent wants to outlive their children.
We were sitting about 70 feet away and the amount of sound coming from that man’s horn … unamplified … was kind of scary. I don’t know how he does it.
The idea of the human spirit is one of those charged concepts, with it meaning different things to different people.