Library Rock's Backpages

AUDIO: Donald Fagen (1991)

Adam Sweeting, Rock's Backpages audio, 13 November 1991

The former Dan man talks about the New York Rock & Soul Revue; Steely Dan's influence on UK groups; the serious process of recording Dan albums; his forthcoming album Kamakiriad; The Nightfly, 'IGY' and "mock sentimentality"; writer's block and psychotherapy; Walter Becker's drug problem, and being reunited with him; his childhood, his parents and Jewishness; meeting Walter at Bard College; on '60s soul; on Prince, hip hop, and De La Soul sampling 'Peg', and on the Dan members, and catalogue reissues.


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