WCSX Classic Cuts
Steely Dan: "My Old School"
The Hook: The solo was played on a home-built guitar that was completed just before the session.
Album: Countdown to Ecstasy
Writers: Donald Fagen and Walter Becker
Stats: Peaked at number-63 on the Billboard Hot 100
Background: Guitarist Jeff "Skunk" Baxter was a founding member of Steely Dan and later went on to join The Doobie Brothers. He reveals a little known fact about his solo on Steely Dan's "My Old School."
Onetime Steely Dan guitarist Jeff “Skunk” Baxter reveals an interesting fact about his performance on “My Old School.” OC:…tune with. :07
”I had just finished building myself a guitar and about two hours after I’d finished building the guitar that’s what I used to do this tune with.”
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