ABC publish Steely Dan’s second studio album : ‘Countdown To Ecstasy’ (1973)

Steely Dan's 'Countdown to Ecstasy' is their second studio album produced by Gary Katz and released in July 1973 by ABC1 . Bodhisattva (TKV) 2 . Bodhisattva (St Louis) 3 . Show Biz Kids (w/ Michael McDonald) 4 . My Old School Track Listing : 1.Bodhisattva (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:18 . 2.Razor Boy (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:11 . 3.The Boston Rag (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) -…

Steely Dan release their fifth album : ‘The Royal Scam’ featuring ‘Kid Charlemagne’ (1976)

Steely Dan's 'The Royal Scam' is their fifth album produced by Gary Katz and released in May 1976 by Abc.Track Listing : 1.Kid Charlemagne (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 04:38 . 2.The Caves Of Altamira (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:33 . 3.Don'T Take Me Alive (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 04:16 . 4.Sign In Stranger (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 04:23 . 5.The Fez (Walter Becker, Donald…

Steely Dan release their fourth album : ‘Katy Lied,’ their first to feature Michael McDonald (1975)

Steely Dan's 'Katy Lied' is their fourth album (and the first to feature Michael McDonald) released in March 1975 by ABC.Track Listing : 1.Black Friday (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:33 . 2.Bad Sneakers (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:16 . 3.Rose Darling (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 02:59 . 4.Daddy Don'T Live In That New York City No More (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:12 . 5.Doctor…

Steely Dan release ‘Two Against Nature’ after a 20 years hiatus (2000)

Steely Dan's 'Two Against Nature' is their eighth (and first in 20 years) album released on February 29, 2000 by Giant.Track Listing : 1.Gaslighting Abbie (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:53 . 2.What A Shame About Me (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:17 . 3.Two Against Nature (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 06:17 . 4.Janie Runaway (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 04:09 . 5.Almost Gothic (Walter…

Steely Dan release their third album ‘Pretzel Logic’ featuring ‘Rikki Don’t Lose That Number’ (1974)

Steely Dan's 'Pretzel Logic' is their third studio album fully written by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen and released on February 20, 1974 by ABC.Track Listing : 1.Rikki Don'T Lose That Number (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 04:30 . 2.Night By Night (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:36 . 3.Any Major Dude Will Tell You (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:05 . 4.Barrytown (Walter Becker, Donald…

Steely Dan release their seventh album : ‘Gaucho’ featuring ‘Hey Nineteen’ (1980)

Steely Dan's 'Gaucho' feat. 'Hey Nineteen' is their seventh studio album released on November 21, 1980 by Mca.Track Listing : 1.Babylon Sisters (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:55 . 2.Hey Nineteen (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:10 . 3.Glamour Profession (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 07:29 . 4.Gaucho Walter Becker, Donald Fagen, Keith Jarrett) - 05:32 . 5.Time Out Of Mind (Walter Becker,…

ABC Records publish Steely Dan’s debut album : ‘Can’t Buy a Thrill’ featuring ‘Do It Again’ and ‘Reelin’ In the Years’ (1972)

Steely Dan's 'Can't Buy a Thrill' is their debut album released In November 1972 by Abc Records.Track Listing : 1.Do It Again (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:56 . 2.Dirty Work (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:08 . 3.Kings (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:45 . 4.Midnight Cruiser (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 04:08 . 5.Only A Fool Would Say That (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 02:57 .…

Steely Dan release their sixth album : ‘Aja’ featuring ‘Deacon Blues’ and ‘Josie’ (1977)

Steely Dan's 'Aja' is their sixth ( and their best-selling) album, released on September 23, 1977 by Abc Records.Track Listing : 1.Black Cow (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:10 . 2.Aja (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 07:57 . 3.Deacon Blues (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 07:37 . 4.Peg (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:57 . 5.Home At Last (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:34 . 6.I Got The News…

Steely Dan come reunited to Mountain View (1993)

September 23, 1993 - Steely Dan's reunion tour with Donald Fagen and Walter Becker plus special guest Boz Scaggs on one song and Drew Zingg (g), Peter Erskine (d), Tom Barney (b), Warren Bernhardt (p), Cornelius Bumpus, Chris Potter & Bob Sheppard (s), Brenda White-King, Diane Garisto & Catherine Russell (bck voc), Bill Ware III (vib), stops at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA…

Happy Birthday Bernard Purdie. ‘So Pretty’

This day (June 11, 1939), in Elkton, Maryland, is born Bernard Lee Purdie a.k.a Pretty Purdie, an American session drummer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Sugaray Rayford - (2018) 2 . w/ Roy Bennett - Battle (2016) 3 . Souper Groove (2015) 4 . Funky Grooves in Japan (2013) 5 . @ NAMM (2012) 6 . w/ Chuck Rainey, David T Walker, Lou Donaldson - Tighten Up (1993) 7 . w/ Under Kontrol - Live in France (2011) 8…

Reprise publish Donald Fagen’s second solo album : ‘Kamakiriad’ (1993)

Donald Fagen's 'Kamakiriad' is his second solo album featuring Steely Dan partner Walter Becker and released on May 25, 1993 by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Trans-Island Skyway (Donald Fagen) – 06:30 . 2.Countermoon (Donald Fagen) – 05:05 . 3.Springtime (Donald Fagen) – 05:06 . 4.Snowbound (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) – 07:08 . 5.Tomorrow'S Girls (Donald Fagen) – 06:17 . 6.Florida Room (Donald…

Happy Birthday Steve Gadd. ‘He Is So Gadd’

This day (April 9, 1945), in Irondequoit, New York, is born Steve Gadd, an American session and studio drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Hermine Deurloo (2020) . w/ Blicher & Hemmer - Up Close (2019) . Can't turn you loose (2018) . w/ Chick Corea (Blue note NYC 2016) . Way Back Home (2015) . w/ Buddy Rich Big Band - Unknown . w/ James Taylor - Your Smiling Face (2012) . w/ Friends - Caravan…

Island publish ‘Kaya’ recorded in London by Bob Marley and the Wailers (1978)

'Kaya' by Bob Marley and the Wailers is an album recorded in London and released on March 23, 1978 by IslandTrack Listing : 1.Easy Skanking (Bob Marley) - 02:53 . 2.Kaya (Bob Marley) - 03:15 . 3.Is This Love (Bob Marley) - 03:52 . 4.Sun Is Shining (Bob Marley) - 04:58 . 5.Satisfy My Soul (Bob Marley) - 04:30 . 6.She'S Gone (Bob Marley) - 02:25 . 7.Misty Morning (Bob Marley) - 03:32 . 8.Crisis…

Donald Fagen releases ‘Morph the Cat,’ his first album after 13 years (2006)

Donald Fagen's 'Morph the Cat' is a studio album (his first since 1993) released on March 7, 2006 by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Morph The Cat (Donald Fagen) - 06:49 . 2.H Gang (Donald Fagen) - 05:15 . 3.What I Do (Donald Fagen) - 06:01 . 4.Brite Nitegown (Donald Fagen) - 07:16 . 5.The Great Pagoda Of Funn (Donald Fagen) - 07:39 . 6.Security Joan (Donald Fagen) - 06:09 . 7.The Night Belongs To Mona…

Menu Du Jour Feb. 28 & 29 (EN – FR – ES)

>> EN FRANCAIS | >> EN ESPAÑOLTODAY We Listen To Rickie Lee Jones, Robert Plant, Steely Dan, U2, AC/DC, Faces, MC5, Nina Simone, Can, Talk Talk, Young Marble Giants, Thelonious Monk, Soft Machine, Robert Glasper, Chet Baker, Everything but the Girl, The Mamas and the Papas We Celebrate Brian Jones, Cindy Wilson, B-52s We Watch Billy Preston, Jamie Cullum, Eric…

Happy Birthday Michael McDonald. ‘On His Own’

This day ( February 12, 1952), in St. Louis, Missouri, is born Michael McDonald, a baritone singer and ex-member of The Doobie BrothersTracklist : I Keep Forgetting (2018) . w/ Kenny Loggins - Heart to Heart, This Is It, What a Fool Believes (2017) . w/ Donald Fagen, Boz Scaggs - Whos That Lady? (2014) . Here To Love You (2013) . w/ Dukes of September - If You Don't Know Me By Now (2012) .…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 02/52

Steely Dan, Boney M., Sammy Hagar, The Cars, David Bowie, ABBA, Elton John, Ry Cooder, Chicago, Rod Stewart, Genesis, Sex Pistols They are the '70s Throwback' artists selected among the 226 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Steely Dan . Do It Again Lifted from : Happy Birthday Donald Fagen. 'The Voice Fagen'2 . Boney M. . Ma Baker…

Happy Birthday Donald Fagen. ‘The Voice Fagen’

This day (January 10, 1948), in Passaic, New Jersey, is born Donald Fagen, an American musician, songwriter and co-founder/ lead singer of Steely Dan.Tracklist : w/ Michael McDonald, Boz Scaggs -Whos That Lady? (2014) . On Letterman . w/ Michael McDonald - Lonely Teardrops . New Frontier (2006) . w/Steely Dan - Do it Again (1974) . w/Steely Dan - My Old School (1973) . Tracklist : I'm Not the…

Happy Birthday Chris Potter

This day (January 1st, 1971), in Chicago, Illinois,, is born Chris Potter, an American jazz saxophonist, composer and multi-instrumentalist.Tracklist : w/ NYU Ensemble - Tangerine (2019) . w/ Dr Lonnie Smith Trio - @ Festival International de Jazz de Montréal (2018) . w/ Danilo Pérez, Avishai Cohen, Wycliffe Gordon, Ben Street & Adam Cruz (2017) . w/Ari Hoenig - @ Smalls Jazzcub (2015) .…

Ice Cube releases his third album : ‘The Predator’ (1992)

Ice Cube's 'The Predator' is hise third studio album (his best selling) released on November 17, 1992 by Priority/EMI.Track Listing : 1.The First Day Of School (Intro) - 01:20 . . 2.When Will They Shoot? - 04:36 . . 3.I'M Scared (Insert) - 01:32 . . 4.Wicked - 03:55 . . 5.Now I Gotta Wet 'Cha - 04:03 . . 6.The Predator - 04:03 . . 7.It Was A Good Day - 04:19 . . 8.We Had To Tear This…

Donald Fagen releases his fourth solo album : ‘Sunken Condos’ (2012)

Donald Fagen's 'Sunken Condos' is his fourth solo album released on October 16, 2012 by Reprise Records.Track Listing : 1.Slinky Thing (Donald Fagen) - 05:12 . 2.I'M Not The Same Without You (Donald Fagen) - 04:31 . 3.Memorabilia (Donald Fagen) - 04:14 . 4.Weather In My Head (Donald Fagen) - 05:29 . 5.The New Breed (Donald Fagen) - 04:35 . 6.Out Of The Ghetto (Isaac Hayes) - 04:54 . 7.Miss…

Supergroup The Best are in Japan (1990)

September 26, 1990 - supergroup The Best - that is Keith Emerson from ELP (kb), John Entwistle from the Who (b), Joe Walsh from Eagles (g, voc), Jeff 'Skunk' Baxter from Steely Dan (g), Rick Livingstone (voc), Simon Phillips (d) and Hamish, Angus and Fergus Richardson (bck voc) - will be in concert at Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan

Kanye West releases ‘Graduation,’ his third album featuring T-Pain, Lil Wayne, Mos Def and Chris Martin among other guests (2007)

Kanye West's 'Graduation' is his third studio album featuring T-Pain, Lil Wayne, Mos Def and Chris Martin among other guests and released on September 11, 2007 by Def Jam / Roc-A-FellaTrack Listing : 1.Good Morning (Kanye West, Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 03:15 . . 2.Champion (Kanye West, Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 02:47 . . 3.stronger (Kanye West, Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel De…

Lee Ritenour – A Twist Of Rit

Released on August 21, 2015, "A Twist Of Rit" is an album by Lee Ritenour revisiting and reworking songs from some of his earliest albums.(Source A Twist Of Rit | Lee Ritenour – Official site)GuitarworldGuitarist Lee Ritenour Discusses His New Album, ‘A Twist of Rit’What I started to notice was that a lot of these groups were borrowing elements that we were doing back in the Seventies and…

Trials And Errors

From 'Alone Again Naturally' to 'Falling In Love Again' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Again (and Never Again)'. "Trials And Errors" has The Frank And Joe Show, John Lee Hooker, Camille Howard, April Stevens and many more.

We Got Rhythms

From 'Crazy Rhythm' to 'Rhythm Of Corners' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz and a Slice Of Reggae ' tunes around the theme of 'Rhythm'. It has Jimmie Lunceford, The Frank And Joe Show, Oneness Of Juju, Cliff Richard and many more.

Pat Metheny and Unity Group featuring Chris Potter record ‘Kin’ for Nonesuch (2013)

'Kin' by Pat Metheny & Unity Group is a studio album recorded during June 2013 and released on February 3, 2014 By Nonesuch.Track Listing : 1.On Day One (Pat Metheny) - 15:16 . 2.Rise Up (Pat Metheny) - 11:57 . 3.Adagia (Pat Metheny) - 02:14 . 4.Sign Of The Season (Pat Metheny) - 10:14 . 5.Kin (Pat Metheny) - 11:06 . 6.Born (Pat Metheny) - 07:51 . 7.Genealogy (Pat Metheny) - 00:38 . 8.We Go…

We remember Doris Day. ‘Doris, Day Of Roses’

This day (April 3, 1922), in Cincinnati, Ohio, is born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhof a.k.a. Doris Day, an American actress and singer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Rock Hudson - The Doris Day Special (1971) . Cbs Special (1970) . Doris Day & Stephen Boyd - Jumbo (1962) . Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera) (1956) . I'Ll Never Stop Loving You (1955) . Men (1954) . The Deadwood Stage…