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Donald Fagen's Revue Redo

Steely Dan frontman hits the road with pals for the Dukes of September Rhythm Revue

1 Comment · Friday, September 3, 2010
As a student of musical history, Steely Dan's Donald Fagen knows that during the Great Depression musical revues were a popular form of live entertainment. So does that mean the 'Dukes of September Rhythm Revue,' coming to PNC Pavilion Sept. 10 and featuring Fagen, Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald, was launched in response to the ongoing Great Recession? "No, but it occurs to me that sometimes these things happen on an unconscious level," Fagen says.  

Levon Helm: Dirt Farmer

[Vanguard Records]

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Former Band drummer Levon Helm's voice was stilled by throat cancer for many years. But now, after radiation treatments and recovery, he's recorded his first solo album in 25 years, with production support from his daughter Amy and Dylan sideman Larry Campbell.