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Description: Reelin' In The Years is the acclaimed biography of Steely Dan, now updated to include details of Walter Becker passing and Donald Fagen's continued touring with the band. The only book ever to have been published on Steely Dan. Brian Sweet, former editor and publisher of Metal Leg, the UK based Steely Dan fanzine, draws back the veil of secrecy that has surrounded Becker and Fagen. Here at last is the true story of how they made their music and lived their lives. Includes many photographs and a complete discography.

 

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Description: Aja was the album that made Steely Dan a commercial force on the order of contemporaries like Fleetwood Mac, the Eagles and Chicago. A double-platinum, Grammy-winning bestseller, it lingered on the Billboard charts for more than a year and spawned three hit singles. Odd, then, that its creators saw it as an ambitious, extended work, the antithesis of their anti-rock, anti-band, anti-glamour aesthetic. Populated by thirty-five mostly jazz session players, Aja served up pre-war song forms, mixed meters and extended solos to a generation whose idea of pop daring was Paul letting Linda sing lead once in a while. And, impossibly, it sold. Including an in-depth interview with Donald Fagen, this book paints a detailed picture of the making of a masterpiece. Waterstones Steely Dan's Aja - shop the best deal online on thebookbug.co.uk

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Description: Steely Dan: The Music of Walter Becker & Donald Fagen Every Album, Every Song. Paperback /softback. By Jez Rowden.

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Description: One of the biggest names in the musical landscape of the 1970s, Steely Dan released a string of albums that pushed the boundaries of what was possible in a recording studio. With albums like ' The Royal Scam' and ' Aja', the songs of Walter Becker and Donald Fagen drew from their love of jazz, their ability to write memorable pop hooks and their penchant for subversive humour to produce a catalogue of unparalleled brilliance. With worldwide album sales in excess of 40 million copies, the durability of their songs has made Becker and Fagen one of the most celebrated writing partnerships in popular music. This book gives an overview of Steely Dan's career while investigating every track recorded across the nine Steely Dan studio albums, plus Becker and Fagen's six solo albums. There is also a discussion of the official live albums and joint collaborations, the duo's early, largely unreleased, recordings and other tracks recorded under the Steely Dan name, making this a comprehensive guide for both fans of the band's work or newcomers to the fascinating world of Steely Dan. Waterstones Steely Dan: The Music of Walter Becker & Donald Fagen - shop the best deal online on thebookbug.co.uk

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