Steely Dan

Steely Dan



Steely Dan is an American rock band founded by core members Walter Becker (guitars, bass, backing vocals) and Donald Fagen (keyboards, lead vocals) in 1972. Blending elements of jazz, traditional pop, R&B, and sophisticated studio production with cryptic and ironic lyrics, the band enjoyed critical and commercial success starting from the early 1970s until breaking up in 1981.[4] Throughout their career, the duo recorded with a revolving cast of session musicians, and in 1974 retired from live performances to become a studio-only band. Rolling Stone has called them "the perfect musical antiheroes for the Seventies".[5]

After the group disbanded in 1981, Becker and Fagen were less active throughout most of the next decade, though a cult following[4] remained devoted to the group. Since reuniting in 1993 Steely Dan has released two albums of new material, the first of which, Two Against Nature, earned a Grammy Award for Album of the Year. They have sold more than 40 million albums worldwide and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March 2001.[6][7][8][9] Becker died on September 3, 2017, leaving Fagen as the only official member.

VH1 listed Steely Dan as one of the 100 greatest musical artists of all time.[10]



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Popular Live Albums1

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Justin Timberlake, Steely Dan and Doobie Brothers Tours Headline Onsales
  –  January 10, 2018
It’s a banner day for ticket sales, as some major 2018 acts are up for grabs, headlined by Justin Timberlake’s “Man of the Woods” tour as well as the co-headlining run by Steely Dan and the Doobie ... 7:00 PM TMUSA BAYOU CITY JAZZ SERIES The ...
Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan Teaming For American Tour (Week in Review)
  –  January 13, 2018
Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan Teaming For American Tour was a top story on Tuesday ... 30 cities and is scheduled to kick off on May 10th in Charlotte, NC at the PNC Music Pavilion and will be concluding on July 14th in Bethel, NY at the Bethel Woods ...
Ticket Tracker: Steely Dan/Doobie Brothers, James Taylor/Bonnie Raitt
  –  January 11, 2018
Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers ... Bruce Cockburn, 8 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, $38-$42. Wanee Music Festival, with Widespread Panic, Phil Lesh and the Terrapin Family Band and others, April 19-21at Spirit of the Suwannee ...
CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT: Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers to play Arena on June 7
  –  January 11, 2018
Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers are embarking on a co-headlining ... The Doobies started life as a California blues-rock outfit in 1970, producing radio staples like "Listen to the Music," "Jesus Is Just Alright," "Long Train Runnin'" and the No ...
Newly Announced: Steely Dan, Rod Stewart, Hot Snakes, FemFest 4 and More
  –  January 10, 2018
Missouri River Music Fest: W/ the Guess Who ... River City Casino & Hotel, 777 River City Casino Blvd., St. Louis, 314-388-7777. Steely Dan, the Doobie Brothers: Tue., June 19, 7 p.m., TBA. Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, I-70 & Earth City Expwy.,
Justin Timberlake, Steely Dan and Doobie Brothers Tours Headline Onsales
  –  January 10, 2018
Florida Fairgrounds – West Palm Beach, FL Thu, May 17, 7:30 PM LIVN Steely Dan With The Doobie Brothers: The Summer Of Living Dangerously Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, OH Sat, Jun 23, 7:30 PM LIVN Steely Dan With The Doobie Brothers ...
Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers announce co-headlining US tour
  –  January 9, 2018
These new tour dates follow the death of Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker last September. Since his passing, lead singer Donald Fagen and Becker’s estate have been locked in a legal dispute over ownership of the band’s name and music. Fagen has ...
Spotify sued for $1.6 billion over Tom Petty, Steely Dan music copyrights
  –  January 2, 2018
A company representing thousands of songwriters including Tom Petty, Neil Young and Steely Dan has sued streaming music provider Spotify seeking at least $1.6 billion in damages. Wixen Music Publishing of Los Angeles filed a lawsuit in federal court in ...

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