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Steely Dan Man Makes N.Y. Return

By Kevin O’Donnell Rolling Stone The last time Steely Dan frontman Donald Fagen performed at New York’s Beacon Theater was in 1991 with the “New York Rock and Soul Revue,” an informal collective of musicians that included Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald. Tuesday night, some fifteen years later, the singer and keyboardist came home. While […]

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Donald Fagen, Cool and Partly Steely

By Dave McKenna Washington Post WASHINGTON — Donald Fagen never had much “Louie Louie” in him. Still doesn’t. There is little obvious difference between the output of Steely Dan, the franchise that Fagen and Walter Becker founded in the early 1970s and have occasionally reassembled, and the solo works Fagen presented at the Warner Theatre […]

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Donald Fagen Takes a Solo Shot

By Ken Micallef Boston Phoenix For a rock band who wrote songs about prostitutes, Eastern gurus, pedophilia, heroin, niece lust, Charlie Parker, and a post-apocalyptic world, Steely Dan have always had something akin to the last laugh. The duo of Donald Fagen and Walter Becker just have a knack for pulling the cultural wool over […]

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