Donald Fagen front a ‘Dream Team’ band (2019)

March 15, 2019 - Donald Fagen plus Will Lee (b), Paul Shaffer (kb), Steve Gadd (d), Shawn Pelton (d), Eric Krasno (g), Larry Campbell (g), Jeff Young (kb), backup-singers Elaine Caswell, Alicia Chackour, Chrissi Poland, Nikki Richards, Mark Rivers and horns Evan Barker, Ron Blake, Joe Fiedler, Aaron Heick, Jim Hynes and Andy Snitzer - take part in "Love Rocks" benefit concert at the Beacon…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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) .…

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…

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…

Herbie Hancock publishes ‘The New Standard,’ an album covering rock or RnB songs (1996)

<pHerbie Hancock's 'The New Standard' is his fortieth album (covering rock and RnB songs) recorded with among others Michael Brecker & John Scofield and released on March 5, 199 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.New York Minute (Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Jai Winding) - 08:35 . 2.Mercy Street (Peter Gabriel) - 08:36 . 3.Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 08:07…

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…

This week In Male Balladeers 07/52

Robbie Williams, Glen Hansard, Jamie Cullum, Joseph Arthur, Ed Sheeran, Zach Condon, Myles Kennedy, The Weeknd, John Lennon, James Taylor, Johnny Cash, Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald, Boz Scaggs, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Serge Gainsbourg They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 283 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Robbie…

This week In ‘2000s Throwback’ 02/52

Mary J. Blige, Donald Fagen, Vampire Weekend, Beck, Sting, Foo Fighters, Rod Stewart, Dave Matthews Band, Christina Aguilera, David Bowie, Arcade Fire, Rage Against The Machine, R.E.M. They are the '2000s Throwback' artists selected among the 247 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Mary J. Blige - Family Affair Lifted from : Happy…

This week In ’90s Throwback’ 02/52

David Bowie, Robert Smith, Metallica, Nirvana, Blur, Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews Band, Rage Against The Machine, Jimmy Page, Puff Daddy, Queen, Annie Lennox, David Bowie, Rod Stewart, Mary J. Blige, Donald Fagen They are the '90s Throwback' artists selected among the 247 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . David Bowie & Robert…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 02/52

Donald Fagen, Madonna, Rod Stewart, Pat Benatar, Van Halen, The Police, Queen, Shirley Bassey, Nina Hagen, Iron Maiden, Lou Reed, David BowieThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 247 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Donald Fagen - New Frontier Lifted from : Happy Birthday Donald Fagen. 'The Voice Fagen'2 .…

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…

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 .…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 44/52

Sade, Donald Fagen, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Los Lobos, George Michael, George Harrison, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Bryan Ferry, ABBA, Cocteau Twins, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Sinéad O'ConnorThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 340 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Sade - The Sweetest Taboo…

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…

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…

Columbia publish Barbra Streisand’s ‘Barbra Joan Streisand’ (1971)

Barbra Streisand's 'Barbra Joan Streisand' is an album released in August 1971 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Beautiful (Carole King) - 02:15 . 2.Love (John Lennon) - 03:06 . 3.Where You Lead (Carole King, Toni Stern) - 02:58 . 4.I Never Meant To Hurt You (Laura Nyro) - 03:51 . 5.Medley: One Less Bell To Answer/A House Is Not A Home (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 06:33 . 6.Space Captain (Matthew…

The Manhattan Transfer release their twelfth album : ‘The Offbeat Of Avenues’ (1991)

The Manhattan Transfer's 'The Offbeat Of Avenues' is their twelfth album released on August 13, 1991 by Columbia.Track listing : 1.The Offbeat of Avenues (Cheryl Bentyne, Prince) - 04:55 . 2.Sassy (Cheryl Bentyne, Bill Bodine, Janis Siegel) - 04:49 . 3.10 Minutes Till the Savages Come (Jeff Lorber, Janis Siegel, Brock Walsh) - 03:58 . 4.What Goes Around Comes Around (Alan Paul) - 04:51 . 5.Blue…