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Friday, August 2, 2019

RIP Walter Becker

I always liked Steely Dan records, as far back as the Dead.  They rarely played live, but I like this little set from March 1974 in Los Angeles.  Give it a listen here

RIP Walter

01 - Introduction/Waiting for drummer
02 - Bodhisattva
03 - The Boston Rag
04 - Do It Again
05 - Any Major Dude
06 - King Of The World
07 - Rikki Don't Lose That Number
08 - Pretzel Logic
09 - Your Gold Teeth II (Jam)
10 - Reelin' In The Years
11 - This All Too Mobile Home

Donald Fagen – piano, vocals
Walter Becker – bass
Jeff Baxter – guitar
Denny Dias – guitar
Jim Hodder – drums
Jeff Porcaro – drums
Royce Jones – percussion, backing vocals
Michael McDonald – electric piano, backing vocals


Steve P said...

If memory serves, at one of the Academy of Music shows from immediately before Europe 72, someone in the crowd shouts out Steely Dan, and I think Bob responds questioningly. Maybe 3/26? I'd have to relisten.

Steve D. said...

On the (last?) Steely Dan tour in 2017, the cover song performed was the Dead's "Shakedown Street". (On the 2016 tour, the cover song was Joe Tex's "I Want To (Do Everything For You)".)