Despite Steely Dan's popularity, their ability to cultivate an ever-growing base of avid and loyal fans, and their chart positions, relatively little has been written about the group. The band has sold more than forty million albums worldwide, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and has had the majority of its albums certified platinum or double platinum in the U.S., yet their story has not been fully told.
Steely Dan FAQ clears up some of the many musconceptions about the band and sheds a new light on the genius behind the songwriting of Donald Fagan and Walter Becker, the perfection of their productions, and the myriad musicians who have played a role in creating the distinctive Steely Dan sound.
This book takes us through five decades of cryptic lyrics, sophisticated music, elusive interviews, dramatic interludes and misconstrued sentiments. Within these pages, readers will gain insight into the influences, musicians, situations and complications that created one of the most distinctive bands in the history of rock and roll. Steely Dan FAQ is a must-have volume for those who want to know more about this elusive band!