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Terry Bozzio, David Gilmore, Jose James + others: Five for the Road

Terry Bozzio, David Gilmore, Jose James + others: Five for the Road

Five for the Road is a look at the compact discs and / or downloads that have been in my car recently – some new, some old.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Kulee Baba” (1980, unreleased)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Kulee Baba” (1980, unreleased)

“Kulee Baba,” when Steely Dan goes global. Ahhh, the CD. Those plastic discs of music we used before iTunes. With a noise reduction system Donald Fagen and Walter Becker were crying for when (mis)mastering Katy Lied. Seventy minutes worth and no static at all. CDs arrived commercially in the Fall of ’82, and quickly became the medium of audio-blaring choice.Read More

Steely Dan Sunday, "Reflections" (1984, 1988)

<<< BACKWARD (“Shanghai Confidential”) ||| ONWARD (“Trans-Island Skyway”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** I really debated on whether this recording belongs in the series; this cut from the movie soundtrack for Arthur 2: On the Rocks is jointly credited to the song’s only performers: Steve Khan and Donald Fagen. Furthermore, it’s a Thelonious Monk cover.

Steely Dan Sunday, "Shanghai Confidential" (1988)

<<< BACKWARD (“Century’s End”) ||| ONWARD (“Reflections”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** “Century’s End” wasn’t just released as a part of a soundtrack, it was the A side to a Donald Fagen single. Thus, Fagen had to come up with another song and so he recorded a rare instrumental, “Shanghai Confidential.”

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