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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.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Mary Shut The Garden Door” (2006)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Mary Shut The Garden Door” (2006)

Stress. Fear. Their tentacles grip us around the neck and chest, slender ribbons slithering into the brain.

Steely Dan Sunday, “The Night Belongs To Mona” (2006)

Steely Dan Sunday, “The Night Belongs To Mona” (2006)

<<< BACKWARD (“Security Joan”) ||| ONWARD (“Mary Shut The Garden Door”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Steely Dan, ever the perverse band consisting of the duo of Donald Fagen and Walter Becker plus crack musicians, were ensconced in the studio by the mid 1970s, yet became consistent road warriors during their ’90s reincarnation

Steely Dan Sunday, “The Great Pagoda of Funn” (2006)

Steely Dan Sunday, “The Great Pagoda of Funn” (2006)

<<< BACKWARD (“Brite Nitegown”) ||| ONWARD (“Security Joan”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Track 5 on Morph the Cat is an enigma; “The Great Pagoda of Funn” ranks with songs like “Maxine” and “On The Dunes”

Steely Dan Sunday, “Brite Nitegown” (2006)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Brite Nitegown” (2006)

<<< BACKWARD (“What I Do”) ||| ONWARD (“The Great Pagoda of Funn”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Did Fagen hit his high water mark with track number four on Morph The Cat?

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, “Morph The Cat/Morph The Cat (Reprise)” (2006)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Morph The Cat/Morph The Cat (Reprise)” (2006)

After Steely Dan’s ‘Everything Must Go’ tour, Donald Fagen returned to the final installment of his so-called “Nightfly Trilogy.”

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