Steely Dan Bassist And Guitarist Walter Becker, Dead At Age 67


Hall of Fame Jazz rock originator Walter Becker of Steely Dan passed away today at an undisclosed ailment, in his home in Maui, Hawaii. He was 67. Becker had been working and touring with the band he founded since 1967 until earlier this year. He met his bandmate and writing mate Donald Fagen at Bard College and the duo went from ace studio musicians to chart topping songwriters and brilliant writers and performers.We put together a playlist of Becker’s best-known work below. Rest in Power Walter!