Steely Dan - Memphis 1974 - CD
Performed at Ellis Auditorium, Memphis on April 30th 1974, this definitive line-up during the band's Pretzel Logic tour find Messrs. Fagen and Becker leading their exceptional musicians – including (then) 20 year old drummer Jeff Porcaro – through many of their best-loved compositions as well as few rarities. Broadcast on WBCN-FM, it’s presented here in incredible fidelity, with informative liner notes and images, a truly significant record of a unique band shortly before they abandoned touring.
Donald Fagen - acoustic piano, synths, vocals; Walter Becker - bass; Jeff 'Skunk' Baxter - 'skunk' guitar, vocals; Denny Dias - 'bebop' guitar; Jeff Porcaro - drums; Royce Jones - percussion, vocals; Michael McDonald - Fender Rhodes; Jim Hodder - drums.
1. Bodhisattva / 2. The Boston Rag / 3. Do It Again / 4. Brooklyn (Owes The Charmer Under Me) / 5. King Of The World / 6. Blues Improvisation / 7. Rikki Don't Lose That Number / 8. Pretzel Logic / 9. My Old School / 10. Dirty Work / 11. Instrumental / 12. Reelin' In The Years / 13. Showbiz Kids / 14. This All Too Mobile Home