RIP Walter Becker

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RIP Walter Becker

Post by bathursttiger » Mon 04 Sep, 2017 7:04 pm

More sad news for the music family with the passing of Walter Becker co-founder of Steely Dan.


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Post by Russell » Mon 04 Sep, 2017 7:36 pm

Great band - loved their music, especially Kid Charlemagne, Deacon Blues, Aja, Do it again, Peg and Rikki don't lose that number.

Will be sadly missed, safe travel Walter, to that giant 24 track in the sky.

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Post by innsaneink » Mon 04 Sep, 2017 7:47 pm

very successful and popular band tho never days my cup tea

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Post by Cultured Bogan » Thu 21 Sep, 2017 4:12 pm

My old man loves Steely Dan, grew up on them and was a fan as well.
And the sky is filled with light, can you see it?
And the black is really white, if you believe it.
And the longing that you feel, you know none of this is real;
You will find a better place, in this twilight...

Cuando llegue el día, y estoy parado a las puertas del cielo, será Dios pidiendo mi perdón...

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Post by TigerSJ » Thu 21 Sep, 2017 8:58 pm

Grew up on Steely Dan as well. Loved their albums - some really great musos played on with Becker and Fagen. They were ahead of their time. RIP Walter!


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Post by bathursttiger » Thu 21 Sep, 2017 10:35 pm

The Phrase "They stab it with their Steely knives" in the Eagles Hotel California, was a tribute to Steely Dan, for mentioning The Eagles in one of their songs.

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Post by Doc Tiger » Thu 19 Oct, 2017 1:38 am

I rarely check the general discussion threads. But here i am and I notice this one. Steely Dan were an incredible band. Musically, they were right up there. Probably the best concert I've been to. And now, I hear of the death of Gordon Downie from the Tragically Hip. Chris Cornells sad death was a shock. Gords wasn't surprising but man it sucks. RIP Gord. Thanks for the memories

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