Donald Fagen

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One Half of Steely Dan Is Suing the Other's Estate

Donald Fagen says he should have ownership now that Walter Becker is dead

(Newser) - Donald Fagen of Steely Dan is suing the estate of his late band mate, Walter Becker, over ownership of the band's name and music, the AP reports. Fagen's attorneys filed papers last week in Los Angeles claiming that when Becker died in September , his estate was obligated to... More »

Steely Dan Frontman Assaulted Wife: Cops

Donald Fagen charged with assault, harassment

(Newser) - Steely Dan founder Donald Fagen was charged Tuesday with assaulting his wife at their Manhattan home, according to law enforcement officials and court papers. The former lead singer allegedly shoved Libby Titus into a marble window frame, knocking her to the ground Monday afternoon at their Upper East Side apartment.... More »

A Christmas Story Raconteur Spoke to Misfit Generation

Jean Shepherd made growing pains a little easier in the '50s and '60s" musician Fagen

(Newser) - Listening to Jean Shepherd, the radio raconteur whose writings inspired A Christmas Story (and who did the voice-over), “I learned about social observation and human types,” musician Donald Fagen writes for Slate. For “the true horror of helpless childhood,” and a realism that countered the feel-good,... More »

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