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Steely Dan guitarist Walter Becker (67) died

Steely Dan guitarist Walter Becker (67) died

Walter Becker, the co-founder, guitarist and bassist of the American band Steely Dan, Sunday, died. He was 67 years old.

The news is confirmed via the band’s website. A cause of death is not mentioned.

In July had Becker been blind to let you go for the Classic Western and the Classic East-concerts in Los Angeles and New York. Singer Donald Fagen told when to Billboard that Becker recovering from “a procedure” and hopefully “get better”. More details he gave.

The jazz-oriented Steely Dan was founded in 1972, but in 1980 went to Becker and Fagen go their own way. To everyone’s surprise, came in two in 1993 together again. Published In 2000 their first studio album in twenty years, Two Against Nature. It was awarded with four Grammy’s.

Well-known songs of Steely Dan are more Do It Again (1972) and Rikki Don’t Lose That Number (1974).

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