STEELY DAN DEBUT 1972 LP CANT BUY A THRILL LP V/N/M

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  • Sold Date: Apr 28, 2011
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"STEELY DAN"

DEBUT 1972 LP # MCA-37040 "CANT BUY A THRILL" PLAYGADED VERY NEAR MINT VINYL, COVER VG++

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Their debut album, Can't Buy a Thrill , was released in 1972 and made an immediate impression with the hit singles " Do It Again " and " Reelin' In the Years ", reaching #6 and #11 respectively on the Billboard singles chart. Those and the Palmer-sung "Dirty Work" eventually became staples on classic rock radio.

Because of Fagen's reluctance to sing live, David Palmer handled most of the vocal duties on stage. During the first tour, it became apparent to Katz and Becker that Palmer's interpretation of the material wasn't having the same impact, and eventually convinced Fagen that he was the one who best conveyed the attitude and meaning of the songs. Palmer quietly left the group during the recording of the second album.

The lineup of Can't Buy a Thrill were both band-oriented. Denny Dias handled the rhythm guitar as well as the electric sitar solo on "Do It Again", and Jeff Baxter handled lead guitar duties. Jim Hodder played drums as well as singing on one track, "Midnite Cruiser". As for Becker and Fagen themselves, Becker played bass and sang some sparse backup vocals while his partner Fagen played all keyboards (piano, electric
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