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Steely Dan: Reelin’ in the Accolades

By Stephen Humphries Christian Science Monitor In the rollicking 1973 Steely Dan song, “My Old School,” Donald Fagen defiantly sang, “I’m never going back to my old school.” But last Friday, he did. Thirty-five years after spending a summer studying at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Fagen returned, this time bringing his longtime […]

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Now, Berklee is Steely Dan’s Old School

Rock Vets Accept Honorary Degrees With Terse Wisdom By David Abel Boston Globe For commencement addresses, which often can induce drowsiness or produce a panoply of platitudes, the bloviation quotient was minimal. Not surprising, perhaps, for the men behind Steely Dan, who have been recording albums filled with slick tunes and sly, dark lyrics for […]

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