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Walter Becker’s Estate Says Donald Fagen Initiated Steely Dan Lawsuit

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

A sad, shitty story continues. Last week, just a couple of months after the death of Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker, Donald Fagen filed a lawsuit against Becker's estate. Fagen's lawyers claimed that Becker's widow had demanded 50% ownership of Steely Dan, which violated an agreement that both Becker and Fagen had signed in 1972.

A War Is Brewing in the Steely Dan Universe

Earlier this fall, the rock and jazz communities took a massive hit when Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker unexpectedly died at the age of 67. But those hoping to catch the band’s other founder, Donald Fagen, on the road in the near future to honor his friend might have to ... More »

Steely Dan’s Walter Becker Died From An “Extremely Aggressive Form” Of Esophageal Cancer

3 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Steely Dan guitarist and co-founder Walter Becker died in September, but no cause of death was reported at the time. Now, a couple months later, Becker's widow Delia has shared a new statement revealing that he died "in the course of being treated for an extremely aggressive form of esophageal cancer." The cancer was detected…

Watch Steely Dan Play “Book Of Liars” In Tribute To Walter Becker

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Steely Dan just embarked on their first tour since the recent death of co-founder Walter Becker, and as a little tribute, Donald Fagen and co. have added Becker's song "Book Of Liars" to their setlist for the first time in 22 years. Watch their performance at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, NY last night…

Steely Dan Announce First Tour Since Walter Becker’s Death

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

A little more than a week ago, Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker died at the age of 67. In a statement after Becker's death, his longtime Steely Dan bandmate Donald Fagen said that he intended to help keep Becker's memory alive with the rest of the Steely Dan live band. Steely Dan played their last…

Graded on a Curve: Steely Dan, Can’t Buy a Thrill

The passing of Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker hit me hard; my fond memories of them go all the way back to their debut LP, 1972’s Can’t Buy a Thrill, which an unusually hip (for the tiny Nowhereville I grew up in, at least) high...Show More Summary

8 Songs That Show Walter Becker’s Brilliance

From “Pretzel Logic” to “Slang of Ages,” the Steely Dan co-founder’s sharp style always resonated

Are You Reelin’ In the Years?

3 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

People who enjoy the music of Steely Dan are reelin’ today — not in the years; but in the news pertaining to the death earlier today of Walter Becker, who met Donald Fagen 50 years ago this year and co-founded the band named Steely Dan...Show More Summary

Walter Becker, co-founder of Steely Dan, dies at 67

Walter Becker, the co-founder of Steely Dan who was known for his acerbic wit and his proficient work with the guitar, has died. He was 67. As one of the key architects of Steely Dan, Becker and longtime musical partner Donald Fagen were responsible for numerous hit songs and albums throughout...

Steely Dan Great Walter Becker Dies

Walter Becker, guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band Steely Dan, died Sunday at the age of 67.... "Walter Becker was my friend, my writing partner and my bandmate since we met as students at Bard College in 1967," Donald Fagen wrote in a tribute to Becker.... Show More Summary

Steely Dan Guitarist Walter Becker Dies At 67

3 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Walter Becker, who co-founded the legendary jazz-rock band Steely Dan with Donald Fagen, died on Sunday at the age of 67.

RIP: Walter Becker, co-founder and guitarist of Steely Dan

Walter Becker, co-founder and guitarist of Steely Dan, has died at the age of 67. Bandmate Donald Fagen penned a lengthy statement in tribute: Walter Becker was my friend, my writing partner and my bandmate since we met as students at Bard College in 1967. Show More Summary

Steely Dan Co-Founder Walter Becker Dies at 67

Walter Becker, the songwriter and musician who co-founded jazz-influenced rock band Steely Dan, died Sunday at the age of 67, Variety reports. Becker’s death was announced on his website and then confirmed in a statement by his Steely Dan bandmate Donald Fagen. Show More Summary

Steely Dan’s Walter Becker Dies At Age 67

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Rolling Stone reports: Walter Becker, guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band Steely Dan, died Sunday at the age of 67. Becker’s official site announced the death; no cause of death or other details were provided. Show More Summary

Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker dies at 67

The 1970s super group had hits with “Reelin’ in the Years” and “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number.”

Donald Fagen, Judd Apatow, more react to death of Walter Becker

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The death of Steely Dan guitarist and co-founder Walter Becker was a blow to the stars who were inspired by the Queens-bred rocker.

The 1993 interview when Walter Becker opened up about Steely Dan's subversive intentions

Walter Becker, co-founder with Donald Fagen of Steely Dan, died Sunday at age 67. In this Sunday Calendar interview published in The Times on Aug. 22, 1993, Becker and Fagen talked with Chris Willman at the start of their first reunion tour after 19 years away from the stage as Steely Dan and a...

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