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Watch Walter Becker’s Final Concert With Steely Dan

Steely Dan’s most high-profile gigs of the summer were at the Classic East and Classic West all-star classic-rock festivals, opening for The Eagles. But guitarist-cofounder…
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | September 6, 2017 - 3:21 pm

Watch Beck Pay Tribute To Steely Dan’s Walter Becker In Detroit

Beck may not be the first artist you'd expect to cover Steely Dan, but he was among the first to pay tribute, musically, to the…
Gary Graff / Billboard | September 4, 2017 - 11:02 am

Steely Dan’s Walter Becker Dead At 67

Steely Dan guitarist and co-founder Walter Becker died Sunday (Sept. 3) at the age of 67.
Mitchell Peters / Billboard | September 3, 2017 - 10:45 am

Nick Kroll And John Mulaney Explain How Steely Dan Inspired Oh, Hello

Last fall, comedians Nick Kroll and John Mulaney staged their Oh, Hello show on Broadway, and today a taping of that show premiered on Netflix.
James Rettig | June 13, 2017 - 4:38 pm

The Classic Fests Announce Full Inaugural Lineup

After the success of Desert Trip, last year's enormous nostalgia-rock festival, we were bound to see copycats. And now we've got our first. As previously
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2017 - 9:30 am

Sounding Board

Don’t Keep Forgetting: How Michael McDonald Escaped Punchline Status

For a long time, the Doobie Brothers have felt like kind of a joke: the type of band it's easy to imagine namechecked in the…
Nate Patrin | March 9, 2017 - 11:16 am

This Steely Danzig Mashup Almost Works

Demi Adejuyigbe, the entertaining Twitter presence and joke-mashup creator previously responsible for "Fuck Up Some Oxford Commas," has now unleashed his latest masterpiece on the…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2016 - 9:47 pm

Watch Natalie Prass, Mikey Erg, IAN SWEET, & More Cover Steely Dan In Brooklyn

Following an essay and a podcast on the subject by Eric Slick of Lithuania, The Talkhouse hosted a Steely Dan tribute night at Brooklyn's Shea…
Peter Helman | October 9, 2016 - 2:10 pm

Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen Arrested For Domestic Assault

Donald Fagen, one of the two musicians behind the iconic group Steely Dan, was arrested yesterday, allegedly after shoving his wife into a marble window…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2016 - 12:47 pm

Album List

48 Bands That Took 20 Or More Years Between Albums

What's a legacy to a legend? For some, it's a thing to be actively patrolled: endless tours, obligatory records, the noblesse oblige of the bassist…
Brad Shoup | May 21, 2015 - 11:40 am

After Coachella, Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen Is Not Psyched About Modern Music

Steely Dan's Donald Fagen has been doing a Coachella tour diary for Rolling Stone, a completely unedited stream of his thoughts about the festival and…
Caitlin White | April 20, 2015 - 12:50 pm

Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen Recounts Playing Robert Downey Jr’s 50th Birthday, Says He’s Never Heard AC/DC

Even if you live under a rock, by now you should be aware that Steely Dan are playing Coachella the next two weekends. And what's…
Caitlin White | April 7, 2015 - 6:06 pm

Bob Dylan Downplays Merle Haggard Diss, Praises Springsteen, Maintains That Steely Dan Is Not Rock In MusiCares Postmortem

Bob Dylan was honored at the 2015 MusiCares Gala as Person Of The Year last week prior to the Grammys, and his hour-and-a-half-long speech about
Caitlin White | February 13, 2015 - 1:24 pm

Counting Down

Steely Dan Albums From Worst To Best

Steely Dan are playing this year's Coachella, they've been sampled by everyone from Kanye to Cities Aviv, and you can hear hints of their sardonic…
Nate Patrin | January 29, 2015 - 12:35 pm