The Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan have a lot in common, so touring together seemed like a good pairing. Either band could have been the headliner but the Doobies played in support of the Dan. In the 1970s, the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan ruled the airwaves, particularly FM radio that did not just play … More The Doobie Brothers / Steely Dan in Concert
The Doobie Brothers began as a hard-rocking band with a tough motorcycle and longhair image. Named after a marijuana joint, the band is now as American as baseball (not the steroid era) and apple pie (do not think of the American Pie film). The first chapter of the band cranked out radio-friendly guitar riff songs … More The Doobie Brothers: Songs for the Road
Steely Dan is now just Donald Fagen. Co-founding Walter Becker died last year. Fagen and Becker’s widow are locked in a legal battle over the future of the band. Maybe I should say the brand. Steely Dan, even without Becker, is still worth a lot of money as a touring band, merchandise and a back … More Steely Dan: Do It Again?