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 […]

Watch the Eagles Perform with Bob Seger, Vince Gill, Glenn Frey’s Son and More Highlights from Classic West at Dodger Stadium

Watch the Eagles Perform with Bob Seger, Vince Gill, Glenn Frey’s Son and More Highlights from Classic West at Dodger Stadium

Over the weekend, LiveNation’s Classic West concerts took place at Dodger Stadium. The two-day gigs featured sets from the Eagles, the Doobie Brothers., Earth, Wind & Fire, Steely Dan, Journey and Fleetwood Mac, so naturally there were plenty of memorable moments. One of those came during the Eagles’ headlining set on Saturday night, when Deacon […]

Official: Eagles, Fleetwood Mac to Headline The Classic East and West Mega-Concerts in LA and NY

Official: Eagles, Fleetwood Mac to Headline The Classic East and West Mega-Concerts in LA and NY

After weeks of speculation and some intensely intriguing rumors, it’s finally official: two concerts with absolutely stacked lineups of classic rock royalty will take place this summer, one at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and the other at Citi Field in New York. The first, Classic West, will span two summer nights and feature the […]

Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers, Earth, Wind and Fire, and Journey Joining Eagles and Fleetwood Mac for Classic East/West Festivals

Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers, Earth, Wind and Fire, and Journey Joining Eagles and Fleetwood Mac for Classic East/West Festivals

There’s a bit more clarity regarding the recent industry-shaking buzz that Eagles and Fleetwood Mac were teaming up for a pair of huge summer concert festivals in Los Angeles and New York City. As Billboard reveals, it’s expected that the two classic bands will be joined by the likes of Journey, Steely Dan, the Doobie […]

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 […]

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