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Deacon Blues - Steely Dan - Aja (Cassette, Album)

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  1. Aja (the album containing Deacon Blues) was released in the US in September of , thus making the connection to the Wake Forest losing streak (assuming these dates are correct) unlikely. I've never heard this refered to as a "suicide song" but it contains the lyrics, "blazdowcstarlantrengiohanmosysmirale.coinfo Scotch whiskey all night long and die behind the wheel" -- to.
  2. This episode of the CLASSIC ALBUMS series offers a vivid portrait of the making of the canonical s record AJA by Steely Dan. Band members Walter Becker and Donald Fagen recall the history of an album that was a year in the making, but .
  3. Love Steely Dan, Love Deacon Blues! Love all of the albums! Just love Steely Dan!!!!! Lois Door county wi. Dec 11 PM Love can't buy a thrill favorite song midnight cruiser and deacon blues Love can't buy a thrill favorite song midnight cruiser and deacon blues Aja is my fave album simply because it was the first time I ever heard.
  4. Jan 16,  · Aja was Steely Dan’s first platinum album, moving over three million copies and spawning three top singles (“Peg,” “Deacon Blues,” and “Josie”) in the year of Rumours, Saturday Night Fever, and Never Mind the Bollocks — no small feat for a set of intricately crafted, jazz-inflected meditations on nostalgia, mortality, and failure.
  5. Sep 17,  · It included an interview with the song’s writers Walter Becker and Donald Fagen. “Deacon Blues” appeared on Steely Dan’s “Aja” album. Excerpted from the interview: Fagen: “Walter and I wrote ‘Deacon Blues’ in Malibu, Calif., when we lived out there. Walter would come over to my place and we’d sit at the piano.
  6. " Deacon Blues " is a song written by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen in and recorded by their group Steely Dan on their album Aja. It peaked at number 19 on the Billboard charts and number 17 on the U.S. Cash Box Top in June Genre: Jazz rock, yacht rock.
  7. You’ve probably heard much of the album already, from the slithering journey of “Deacon Blues” to the percolating “Peg,” but what’s amazing about Aja is its ability to position Steely Dan as a mainstream hit factory while remaining expansive and adventurous (the title track, “I .
  8. Steely Dan’s sixth album Aja is a jazz fusion of elements from rock, funk, and R&B. The album features contributions from several notable jazz musicians, such as Joe Sample, Lee Ritenour.
  9. Nov 20,  · Then Aja —Steely Dan’s sixth album, from —turned everything around for me: It’s a thoroughly convincing argument against my notion that aggressive or discordant music was inherently real and.

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