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Dawn of the Dan: Can't Buy a Thrill Turns 40

Gene Sculatti, Rock's Backpages, 20 September 2012

AT THE TIME, Steely Dan's Can't Buy a Thrill hardly appeared as a serious contender for the most-likely-to-succeed debut of the Class of '72. The competition, after all, included the Eagles' first flight and the LP launches of Paul Simon, Lou Reed, Roxy Music, Blue Oyster Cult, Peter Frampton, Styx, and Stephen Stills' Manassas (oops).

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