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 Post subject: Walter Becker R.I.P.
PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:04 pm 
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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/03/arts ... y-dan.html

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 Post subject: Re: Walter Becker R.I.P.
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Without ever being a fan, I was mildly startled to realize how many of their songs I had in memory, and could sing - at least the hook and the chorus - effortlessly. Just from listening to commercial radio. Which I gave up in the early 90s*. God, I wish I'd been able to choose to use those synapses for something productive.

*When North American commercial radio played nothing but Hotel California, leavened with random intervening trax, many of which were Steely Dan

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 Post subject: Re: Walter Becker R.I.P.
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Bodhisattva is my favourite. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Walter Becker R.I.P.
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Well, he's never going back to his old school...

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 Post subject: Re: Walter Becker R.I.P.
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An Draighean wrote:
Well, he's never going back to his old school...

Or do it again.

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