Donald Fagen Sues Estate of Late Steely Dan Bandmate Walter Becker Over Control of Band

Donald Fagen Sues Estate of Late Steely Dan Bandmate Walter Becker Over Control of Band

In early September, Steely Dan‘s Walter Becker died at the age of 67. Two months later, Becker’s longtime bandmate, Donald Fagen, is embroiled in a lawsuit with Becker’s estate over the future of the band’s name and likeness. As the Hollywood Reporter detailed, Fagen is suing Becker’s estate regarding a contract stipulation the pair signed […]

Rest in Peace, Walter Becker of Steely Dan: 1950-2017

Rest in Peace, Walter Becker of Steely Dan: 1950-2017

On Sunday, it was revealed via his official website that Walter Becker, bassist, guitarist, co-founder and co-songwriter of Steely Dan, has died at the age of 67. Becker’s official site provided no further details, but his band mate and co-founder, Donald Fagen, issued a lengthy remembrance that was shared by Rolling Stone. It reads as […]

Hear Todd Rundgren’s New Song with Robyn, ‘That Could Have Been Me,’ From His New Star-Studded LP ‘White Knight’

Hear Todd Rundgren’s New Song with Robyn, ‘That Could Have Been Me,’ From His New Star-Studded LP ‘White Knight’

Celebrated singer/songwriter Todd Rundgren recently announced plans for a new studio album, White Knight, which will be released on May 12 via Cleopatra Records. Rundgren has since added to the initial announcement with some full album details, and White Knight is shaping up to be quite an intriguing addition to his expansive catalog. Featuring 15 […]

Top 11 Pain Songs

Top 11 Pain Songs

Vodka does not ease back pain. But it does get your mind off it. ­– Fuzzy Zoeller   11. “King of Pain” by the Police “I do my best work when I’m in pain and turmoil,” Sting once explained in Rolling Stone.  The singer and bassist of the Police wrote “King of Pain,” which appeared on 1983’s […]

Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

“When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there’s a good chance the transmission is shot.” – Larry Lujack Since Elvis Presley burst on the scene, the recording industry has been built around the musical whims of teenagers. Because nothing fascinates teens more than […]

Top 11 Gambling Songs

Top 11 Gambling Songs

“Part of the $10 million I spent on gambling, part on booze and part on women. The rest I spent foolishly.” – George Raft Established rock acts today often appear at casinos, where musicians like Elton John, Kiss and Guns N’ Roses have played residencies. So enjoy our Top 11 Gambling Songs – but please, […]

Steely Dan Announce Two Tour Dates, More Coming

Steely Dan Announce Two Tour Dates, More Coming

Steely Dan will embark on a tour called ‘Jamalot Ever After’ this summer. So far, two dates have been revealed, along with the teaser “watch this space for updates, more coming soon”. The two shows thus far: 7/17 – San Diego, CA – Humphrey’s 8/8 – Niagara Falls, NY – Seneca Events Center Last summer, […]