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Metal Leg 13 – July 1990

Editor’s Note: From 1987 through 1994, diehard Steely Dan fans turned to a small fanzine called Metal Leg for information about Donald Fagen and Walter Becker. Published first by England’s Brian Sweet (who went on to write the unofficial band biography Steely Dan: Reelin’ In The Years) and later by New Yorkers Pete Fogel and […]

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Metal Leg 8 – January 1989

Editor’s Note: From 1987 through 1994, diehard Steely Dan fans turned to a small fanzine called Metal Leg for information about Donald Fagen and Walter Becker. Published first by England’s Brian Sweet (who went on to write the unofficial band biography Steely Dan: Reelin’ In The Years) and later by New Yorkers Pete Fogel and […]

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Showbiz Kids: Talking with Jeff Baxter, and a Critical View of Steely Dan

By Chris Briggs ZigZag Magazine Interviewing an American musician is a unique experience. The inevitable myth precedes actuality. Three Steely Dan albums and 18 months of impressions formed within the confines of one’s own stereo systems and no opportunity to see the band play live. Simple manipulation of the media guarantees “cult band” status, and […]

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Steely Dan: Get Dan And Get With It!

By Chris Welch Melody Maker MANCHESTER, England — “We’ve never been here before, but we’re going to play the best concert we’ve ever played in our lives.” Skunk Baxter delivered this terse statement in no uncertain terms to the eager fans waiting on the edge of their seats at the Palace Theatre, Manchester on Friday […]

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Album Review: Countdown to Ecstasy

By Billboard Steely Dan Countdown to Ecstasy ABC ABCX 779 It’s delightful to hear an LP by an act which has had a hit single and discover how much musical ability the act has. That’s the end result of this LP: there’s lots of music, vocal and instrumental from these five players. A number of […]

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Concert at Max’s Kansas City

Daily Variety STEELY DAN 6 Songs 43 minutes Max’s Kansas City, New York Steely Dan, an East Coast hard-rock sextet, is making waves in their Gotham debut. They chart no new courses, but move musically and onstage as each tune gets full treatment. Bass guitarist Walter Becker and Donald Fagen keyboards, who write all the […]

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Steely Dan at Max’s Kansas City, NY

STEELY DAN (6) Songs 43 minutes Max’s Kansas City, New York Billboard Magazine Steely Dan, an East Coast hard-rock sextet, is making waves in their Gotham debut. They chart no new courses, but move musically and onstage as each tune gets full treatment. Bass guitarist Walter Becker and Donald Fagen keyboards, who write all the […]

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