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Stainless Steely Band

By Bud Scoppa Rolling Stone Steely Dan is the most improbable hit-singles band to emerge in ages. On its three albums, the group has developed an impressionistic approach to rock & roll that all but abandons many musical conventions and literal lyrics for an unpredictable, free-roving style. While the group considered the first album, Can’t […]

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Steely Dan: Countdown To Ecstasy

By Mick Gold Let It Rock Steely Dan is a vehicle for the songwriting talents of Donald Fagen and Walter Becker, who entered the music world via a two-year gig with Jay and the Americans. They say they don’t regret that period, but since they’ve lifted their name from The Naked Lunch they’ve clearly been […]

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Steely Dan: Can’t Buy A Thrill

By Andrew Tyler Disc and Music Echo This one’s already speeding up the Billboard and Cashbox charts – currently around the 30 mark and likely to jump about 20 places by next week. Quite understandable and justified let it be said. Still only a few months together, the band produce a remarkable range of sounds in the medium-to-heavy bracket […]

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