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Pharrell Williams: I Want To Work With Prince

3rd June 2014

Pharrell Williams wants to work with the Prince.The 'Happy' hitmaker insists it would be a dream to team up with the 'Purple Rain' hitmaker and get into the studio to work on material. He said:...

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Steely Dan Star Suing For More Royalties

4th March 2014

Steely Dan's former singer David Palmer is suing the group over a royalties spat.Palmer claims his work on the band's early tracks helped to give the act its signature sound, but insists he has been...

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Donald Fagen Blasts Boring Dylan, Mcdonald & Scaggs

18th July 2013

Cranky Steely Dan star Donald Fagen has blasted Bob Dylan and his Dukes of September tourmates Michael Mcdonald and Boz Scaggs in a new Rolling Stone magazine article.The 65-year-old rocker reveals he has walked out...

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The Things They Say: 3414787

11th December 2012

"We have this pseudo-manly thing where we don't want to play our solo stuff for each other. We work together so much, it's embarrassing playing something you've done yourself. It's like, 'Sorry I wrote this...

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Donald Fagen & Fab Moretti To Headline 2012 Dylan Fest

23rd May 2012

Steely Dan star Donald Fagen, Boz Scaggs and The Strokes hero Fab Moretti are among the acts who have signed up to take part in the 10th annual Dylan Fest in New York this coming...

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Secret Radiohead Fan Eliza Doolittle

20th October 2010

Eliza Doolittle is a huge Radiohead fan. The British 'Same Genes' singer said that because she is best known for upbeat, jaunty pop songs, most people don't realise how varied her musical tastes are, and...

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21st August 2010

"This is so much fun that there's the danger that the music will be like what they say about sex: We may be the only ones enjoying it." DOOBIE BROTHERS singer MICHAEL MCDONALD fears reforming...

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Mcdonald, Fagen & Scaggs Reform Doo-wop Supergroup

20th August 2010

DOOBIE BROTHERS singer MICHAEL MCDONALD, BOZ SCAGGS and STEELY DAN's DONALD FAGEN have reformed doo-wop supergroup DUKES OF SEPTEMBER.The trio last played together in 1993 as part of the New York Rock and Soul Revue,...

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Barat's Illness 'Good For Band'

11th August 2008

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS bassist Didz Hammond has said that frontman Carl Bart's recent illness was beneficial to the band.Barat was rushed to hospital earlier this summer with acute pancreatitis and given strict instructions to stay...

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Girls Aloud Join Big Top Pops

16th March 2007

Girls Aloud have become the latest band to confirm they will be playing at Liverpool's Summer Pops festival.Sarah Harding, Cheryl Cole and the rest of the girls will join Amy Winehouse, James Morrison, Deacon Blue,...

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Stewart, Jones And Paisley To Headline New Orleans Jazz Festival

26th January 2007

ROD STEWART, VAN MORRISON, STEELY DAN, ZZ TOP and NORAH JONES will headline this year's (07) New Orleans Jazz + Heritage Festival. The stars will be joined by Louisiana favourites, like IRMA THOMAS, DR JOHN...

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Wilson Denies Dupree Rip-off

29th July 2006

LATEST: Actor OWEN WILSON has denied any connection between his new movie, YOU, ME AND DUPREE and the 1970s supergroup STEELY DAN. The band recently posted a letter on their website claiming Wilson's Dupree...

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Steely Dan Accuse Wilson Of Plagiarism

24th July 2006

Veteran rockers STEELY DAN have accused OWEN WILSON of plagiarising their song COUSIN DUPREE for his new comedy movie YOU, ME AND DUPREE. In a letter posted on their website and addressed to Wilson's brother...

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Mcdonald To Reteam With Steely Dan

4th March 2006

MICHAEL MCDONALD and STEELY DAN are planning a reunion on a US summer tour (06). MCDonald played keyboards and sang backing vocals on classic Steely Dan albums like THE ROYAL SCAM and AJA, and now...

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Chiklis Reforms His Old Rock Band

22nd March 2004

THE SHIELD star MICHAEL CHIKLIS has reformed his old rock covers group to record a new album of classics. The actor who plays bald, tough guy cop VIC MACKEY in the gritty TV drama,...

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Steely Dan Sax Player Dies On Flight

4th February 2004

Veteran STEELY DAN and DOOBIE BROTHERS saxophonist CORNELIUS BUMPUS has suffered a fatal heart attack on a passenger plane flight. The musician was travelling from New York to play a handful of gigs in...

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Paul Simon Enjoys Eminem.s Music

26th March 2003

Veteran rocker PAUL SIMON has declared himself a fan of controversial rapper EMINEM - despite losing out on a OSCAR to him. Simon and Eminem were both nominated for Best Original Song at Sunday's...

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