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"The Nightfly" by Donald Fagen, my favorite album (and album cover). Love all things Steely Dan.

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Walter Becker (left) and Donald Fagen - genius creators of jazz and r&b influenced rock group, Steely Dan.

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Steely Dan My oldest sister went to college with Walter Becker and Donald Fagen.

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The band name “Steely Dan” comes from the name of an object in a William S. Burroughs’ book called “Naked Lunch.” The band itself was started in 1972 by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen. Now, Becker and Fagen had played in other groups prior to Steely Dan, including one which had Chevy Chase on drums. Yes, THAT Chevy Chase. Steely Dan was a band that used a lot of session musicians on its albums, two of which, drummer Jeff Porcaro and David Paich would later form the band Toto. The song…

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