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By Mark Felsot RockDaily.com It took four years of eligibility, but on March 19, jazz-rock brainiacs Steely Dan were finally inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The honor was truly a momentous occasion for guitarist Walter Becker and singer-keyboardist Donald Fagen, but you wouldn’t know it by their nonchalant demeanor at the […]

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Steely Dan Interview

By Joshua Klein AV Club Lost in the furor over Eminem’s nomination, the oddness of Steely Dan’s recent Grammy for Album Of The Year was somewhat overlooked. In some respects, that’s perfectly in tune with a career characterized by quiet subversiveness. Donald Fagen and Walter Becker spent the bulk of the ’70s sneaking their cryptic, […]

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After reeling in four Grammies, Steely Dan takes rightful place

By John Timpane Philadelphia Inquirer I can hold my gloat no longer. I must exult. A couple of weeks ago, after 30 years, Steely Dan finally won a Grammy. Four of them. Frosting on one bizarre cake. Also a reminder that the Dan deserves to be remembered as one of the best American popular music […]

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Eminem Ripped, Steely Dan Beats Rap

By Jon Pareles The New York Times In the furor that surrounded this year’s Grammy contenders for album of the year, it may surprise no one to hear that one of the nominated albums included a song whose narrator gloats over his affair with an underage girl and tries to pressure her into a threesome. […]

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Metal Leg 3 – Oct. 1987

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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