CSX Classic Cuts

NEW YORK - MAY 21: Donald Fagen (R) and Walter Becker of Steely Dan perform at the Beacon Theatre on May 21, 2007 in New York City.

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

Year: 1973

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.”

My Old School - Steely Dan

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