Now Simon is set to be feted with a tribute concert at on March 31 with performances by the Civil Wars’ Joy Williams, former Husker Du frontman Bob Mould, soul sensation Bettye LaVette and more.
Could we be hearing new music from Steely Dan in the near future? According to the band members, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker, a new album is “in the air.” According to Billboard, the beloved […]
Very reminiscent of past Steely Dan singles (most notably “Deacon Blues”), the new single features a smooth-funk beat layered behind vocals telling a story of failed love and persistence to bounce back.
One half of Steely Dan, Donald Fagen, has announced his fourth solo record, titled “Sunken Condos.”
Michael McDonald recently kicked off the Dukes of September tour in St. Louis, Missouri alongside Donald Fagen of Steely Dan and Bozz Scaggs. While in his hometown, the singer talked to local radio station Fresh 102.5 about the musical connection him and Fagen have had for forty years.
Winners of the twentieth annual Grammy Awards for 1977 are announced this week, and the Southern California music scene is well represented. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Eagles[/lastfm] win for Best Record of the Year; “Hotel California” and […]
This week in 1981, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]R.E.M.[/lastfm] made its first recordings at Bombay Studios in Smyrna, Georgia. The band recorded eight songs that day, including “Radio Free Europe”; three of them would eventually appear, in different […]
I’m playing Steely Dan’s “Do It Again” on todays show and like many of their songs, it’s hard to make sense of the lyrics. They all seem to be about some combination of addiction, second chances and […]
Donald Fagen, half of Steely Dan (Walter Becker is the other half, just in case you don’t know) is working on his next solo project — and he’s doing most of it on computers.