Written by | October 10, 2015 13:03 | No Comments

Fagen’s voice was never great, and the years haven’t been kind to it. Fortunately it is augmented by three slinkily clad background singers including Cindy Mizelle who is also an E Street Choir member. With their great voices Fagen didn’t really have to sing much. Becker contributed some fine lead guitar and some amusing stage patter.

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Written by | October 6, 2015 7:03 | No Comments

Time Out Of Mind – Steely Dan – Dylan has an album with the same name, only 20 years later! I am considering going to see SD perform the album it is from, Gaucho, one of their most sophisticated drug albums, if the prices come down to earth, meanwhile, this one chases the dragon with abandonment – A

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Written by | August 5, 2015 13:01 | No Comments

Ok, we’re all patiently waiting for guitarist alumni Larry Carlton’s solo on “Kid Charlemagne” and since this is “The Royal Scam” night where Steely Dan are to play one of their classic albums from beginning to end before a second act of greatest hits and it is as remorselessly perfect as on the album

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Written by | February 13, 2015 0:04 | No Comments

Why is Costello opening for Steely Dan on what is a really pretty big tour? What sense does that mean. To be fair, Costello has played a whole lot over the past two years, you can’t throw a brick without seeing him and I personally have seen him something like five times since he opened for the Who at a charity gig a coupla years ago.

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Written by | December 28, 2014 0:01 | No Comments

“If it’s good to ya, it’s gotta be good for ya…” Jerome Aniton was the truck driver for Steely Dan during their early 70’s tours. It is June, 1974. Steely Dan is playing at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in sunny California). Jerome, intoxicated beyond the Milky Way, steps on stage to introduce the band…” – A

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Written by | October 9, 2013 0:01 | No Comments

Watching The Wheels – John Lennon – This songs as a signpost and it reads the future of a great songwriter, able to turn the most personal aspects of his life and politics into a share . This is the acoustic demo featured on the end credits of “Funny People” – A

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