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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.

Warren Zevon, Talking Heads, Michael Jackson + others: Gimme Five, Halloween Edition

Warren Zevon, Talking Heads, Michael Jackson + others: Gimme Five, Halloween Edition

Stuck for a Halloween playlist to help while away the minutes between tonight’s zombie apocalypses?

Rock is Dead! Songs by Todd Rundgren, the Knack, Elvis Costello, others: Gimme Five

Rock is Dead! Songs by Todd Rundgren, the Knack, Elvis Costello, others: Gimme Five

To celebrate October, autumn and U2’s recent marketing fiasco, here’s a few songs about the death of everyone’s favorite bad penny, rock ‘n’ roll.

Steely Dan Sunday: The Five Best Steely Dan Guitar Solos

Steely Dan Sunday: The Five Best Steely Dan Guitar Solos

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.

Bruce Springsteen Songs about Cars: Gimme Five

Bruce Springsteen Songs about Cars: Gimme Five

They were as ubiquitous, at one point, as songs about girls.

Deep Cuts from the Band’s Self-Titled 1969 Masterpiece: Gimme Five

Deep Cuts from the Band’s Self-Titled 1969 Masterpiece: Gimme Five

Even lesser-known tracks continue to yield important insights, decades later.

Forgotten George Harrison gems from The Apple Years: Gimme Five

Forgotten George Harrison gems from The Apple Years: Gimme Five

George Harrison’s catalog, even more than a decade after his death, is widely underappeciated outside of the radio hits, a grievous thing.

Gimme Five: 1980s ‘Hair Ballads’ That Don’t, You Know, Suck

Gimme Five: 1980s ‘Hair Ballads’ That Don’t, You Know, Suck

I bristle when folks dismiss everything from this era as garbage.

Gimme Five: Songs of despair by Townes Van Zandt, Nick Drake, Phil Ochs, others

Gimme Five: Songs of despair by Townes Van Zandt, Nick Drake, Phil Ochs, others

A visit with singers who know what it means to lose heart.

Bruce Springsteen’s New Jersey songs, including ‘Sandy,’ ‘Rosalita,’ others: Gimme Five

Bruce Springsteen’s New Jersey songs, including ‘Sandy,’ ‘Rosalita,’ others: Gimme Five

“Rosalita” was the song that just had to be played before all important events.