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A Pleasant but Not Powerful Hit Parade

By Chuck Crisafulli Los Angeles Times DEVORE, California — The records of Steely Dan are triumphs of studio technique and jazzy craftsmanship, and there’s probably no better way to test high-end stereo equipment than to crank up Aja or Countdown to Ecstasy. Their music becomes more problematic in live settings though, and in a pair of […]

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Steely Dan’s Silence is Broken

By Larry Katz Boston Herald Walter Becker is no longer Steely Dan’s silent partner. “My inner child is screaming like a banshee,” he says. That’s because his adult self is singing onstage with Steely Dan and on a first solo album, “11 Tracks of Whack,” which lands in stores Sept. 27. The seldom-heard-from Becker’s emergence […]

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Reunion Moves Step by Step

By J. D. Considine Baltimore Sun Walter Becker still remembers what happened when word first got around that he and Donald Fagen were writing songs together again. This was 1986, just six years after the two had called it quits for Steely Dan, and already, the interest in a reunion album was enormous. “We had […]

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