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Donald Fagen

Donald Jay Fagen (born January 10, 1948) is an American musician best known as the co-founder, lead singer and pianist of the band Steely Dan.

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Randy Newman seemed like an even worse singer than me. I liked Ray Charles, Levi Stubbs, Jack Jones, ...

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I think of Steely Dan as being of its time, and it may be inseparable from its time.

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We don't think of ourselves as being perfectionists, really. To us it's more about desperately tryin ...

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My writing is really intuitive. As a kid, I went to school in New Jersey and hung out in New York, s ...

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I took some lessons as a kid but trained myself by ear. I did it the way jazz musicians used to lear ...

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We're not getting any younger.

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What a beautiful world this will be What a glorious time to be free

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I have a critical nature, in the sense that when I look at something I often look for the flaws.

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Anthemic rock music is inherently fascist - anything intended to move huge masses of people is polit ...

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I'm starting to get older, and began to think about mortality a little more. My mother died in 2003 ...

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When you get a groove going, time flies.

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“That was one of the elements. Just getting older and also I'm a New Yorker, so 9-11 on a broader ...

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“I've never done it before. I might do a few Steely Dan things that I particularly like, but it'll ...

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Popularity has everything to do with business

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