How Steely Dan Composes A Song

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SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:

Howard Wright, “Steely Dan: The Mu Major Chord” 2011
www.hakwright.co.uk/steelydan/mu-major.html

Marc Myers, “How Steely Dan Created Deacon Blues” (via The Wall Street Journal)
www.wsj.com/articles/how-steely-dan-created-deacon-blues-1441727645

Howard Wright, “The Birth of the Mu Major Chord” (via Mizar6)
www.writingaffairs.com/blog/mizar6/?p=844

Dylan Jones, “Icon: Donald Fagen” (via GQ) 2014
www.gq-magazine.co.uk/article/donald-fagen-steely-dan-aja

Steely Dan, Deacon Blues sheet music (via musicnotes.com)
www.musicnotes.com/sheetmusic/mtd.asp?ppn=MN0088060

Roger Nichols, Steely Dan Producer quote:
forum.cockos.com/archive/index.php/t-75136.html

Saxophonist Pete Christlieb Discusses His ‘Deacon Blues’ Solo on Steely Dan’s ‘Aja’ Album
www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LKMkCLSO7s

Ryan Reed, “36 Years Ago: Steely Dan Release ‘Aja’” (via Ultimate Classic Rock)
ultimateclassicrock.com/steely-dan-aja-album-released/

Classic Albums: Steely Dan’s Aja – Deacon Blues
www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfS5zCCZGWI