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  1. Steely Dan – Aja | RVJ []
    September 22, 2014 @ 9:55 pm

    […] Classic Rock ReviewAja is a measured and textured album, filled with subtle melodies and lush instrumental backdrops. On this album Steely Dan would reach heights that they could not replicate in the future, as they would release only one album (1980′s Gaucho) over the following two decades. Aja was Donald Fagen and Walter Becker at their finest. […] […]


  2. Top 9 Rock Journeymen | River of Rock
    November 19, 2016 @ 1:36 pm

    […] “Takin’ it to the Streets” by The Doobie Brothers: Gaucho by Steely Dan album review […]


  3. "Deacon Blues" by Steely Dan | River of Rock
    September 5, 2017 @ 9:18 am

    […] by Gary Katz Recorded at Village Recorders, West Los Angeles, CA, 1977 Released on the album Aja in September […]


  4. Steve
    February 7, 2018 @ 9:59 pm

    How many albums did ‘aja’ sell


  5. Top 9 Best Sounding Albums of the 1970s | River of Rock
    February 14, 2018 @ 12:42 pm

    […] Album review of Aja Buy Aja […]


  6. James Hill
    December 22, 2019 @ 11:18 pm

    Smooth, Classy and well played. A part of the soundtrack of my life.


  7. Mike Fishman
    April 16, 2020 @ 5:36 pm

    A perfect album and you captured it nicely. I always felt “I Got The News” was unjustly ignored as it was the one you heard the least often on FM radio. That every other track was a radio staple speaks of how classic this album is. But the lyrics to “I Got The News” are some of the Dan’s most sly and provocative.


  8. Constantine Spanos
    October 9, 2020 @ 12:29 pm

    While Victor Feldman was an accomplished vibraphonist (percussionist, really), his solo in “Black Cow” was on a Fender Rhodes piano. His Rhodes work can also be heard on “Deacon Blues”. Simply marvellous stuff!!!


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