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Steely Dan Sunday, “H Gang” (2006)

Steely Dan Sunday, “H Gang” (2006)

<<< BACKWARD (“Morph The Cat/Morph The Cat (Reprise)”) ||| ONWARD (“What I Do”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** It wasn’t a good sign when I couldn’t find my copy for the album Morph The Cat. On my list of Steely Dan/Becker/Fagen related album this one ranks at the bottom for a number of reasons.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Lunch With Gina” (2003)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Lunch With Gina” (2003)

<<< BACKWARD (“Pixeleen”) ||| ONWARD (“Everything Must Go”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** “Lunch with Gina” flies along in full funk/rock mode. Guitarist Hugh McCracken and Jon Herington gleefully play along with the rock solid back beat laid down by Keith Carlock on drums

Steely Dan Sunday, “Blues Beach” (2003)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Blues Beach” (2003)

<<< BACKWARD (“Things I Miss The Most”) ||| ONWARD (“Godwhacker”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** It would be easy to dismiss the song “Blues Beach” as “Hey Nineteen” lite.

Forgotten series: The Astral Projection – The Astral Scene (1968)

Forgotten series: The Astral Projection – The Astral Scene (1968)

Composed of studio musicians, most notably the late great guitarist Hugh McCracken, who played with everybody from the Monkees to Simon to Garfunkel to Van Morrison to Steely Dan to John Lennon

Steely Dan Sunday, “Almost Gothic” (2000)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Almost Gothic” (2000)

<<< BACKWARD (“Janie Runaway”) ||| ONWARD (“Jack Of Speed”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Not many Billboard top 10 albums have a homage to hookers, but Two Against Nature continues the Steely Dan tradition

Next project for Paul McCartney is a deluxe reissue of 1971's Ram

The fourth reissue in his ongoing Paul McCartney Archive Collection series will focus on 1971’s pre-Wings album Ram, co-credited with the former Beatle’s late wife Linda McCartney.

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