Recording ‘Gaucho’ “wasn’t fun at all”, according to Steely Dan’s Walter Becker, but the album was hailed as the best of the year.
Like all award shows, the Grammys are always bound to satisfy, surprise and rankle in equal measure, and there have been some surprising wins in the past.
From ‘American Bandstand’ to Elvis Costello’s ‘Spectacle’, US music TV has caught the winds of change in pop and rock. We revisit some classic performances.
The song typified Steely Dan's move towards an ever-jazzier sound, and added the distinctive voice of a frequent collaborator.
Produced by longtime collaborator Gary Katz, the album went on to be the band’s most successful, and their first platinum disc.
The idea of yacht rock conjures up a particular lifestyle, but beneath the surface lies a treasure trove of sophisticated hits that continue to resonate.
'Third Annual Pipe Dream' gave the Atlanta collective their US album chart debut.
An appreciation of Walter Becker, who with Donald Fagen formed the nucleus of the unique creative presence of Steely Dan, and who died on 3 September 2017.
Few recording outfits have created an ambience of such refinement and individual style as the outfit founded by Donald Fagen and the late Walter Becker.
The work of one of rock's finest session drummers, from 'Pet Sounds' and 'All Things Must Pass' to Derek and the Dominos.
It emerged from just one island in the Caribbean, but reggae music has become a worldwide phenomenon – so pervasive that you might not even know it’s there.
With the band riding the huge success of their sixth studio album 'Aja,' a new film soundtrack single emerged.
The day the rock sophisticates hit the Hot 100 with the story of a crooked speculator.
The 1975 debut album by the larger-than-life San Francisco band.
The band will perform many of their classic LP's in their entirety including: ‘The Royal Scam’, ‘Aja’, ‘Gaucho’ and Donald Fagen’s solo album, ‘The Nightfly’