Your Favorite Song on Aja

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  1. Henry Blake

    Henry Blake No Springsteen is leaving this house!
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    Definitely a level above the previous ones. I don't know all of the previous albums by heart, but to my ear, songs like Bad Sneakers and Dr. Wu might fit in on Aja. Dr. Wu's a little less known song probably, but the chorus is just so good (1:00).

     
  2. Clown Baby

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    I meant that in the sense that I’ve never talked to anyone who was a Steely Dan in the 1977. I feel like Aja’s release would be mind blowing.
     
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  3. gus_chiggins

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  4. NilesIrish

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  5. Henry Blake

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    I watch that whole thing every time it's posted. Fantastic.
     
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  6. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby So I go to the Coinstar and it’s not working
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    Reaching out to OnlyDans to form some sort of joint venture with Dad Platinum®
     
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  7. gus_chiggins

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    I’d be honored to be a dues paying member of Dan Platinum
     
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  8. C-Pay

    C-Pay Shockular

  9. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby So I go to the Coinstar and it’s not working
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    Oh yeah? Then explain this

     
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  10. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby So I go to the Coinstar and it’s not working
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    Countdown to Ecstasy is kind of lost in the shuffle but guess what it’s a banger
     
  11. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby So I go to the Coinstar and it’s not working
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    Sure looks good...Skate a little lower now...
     
  12. Clown Baby

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    Tonight when I chase the dragon
    The water may change to cherry wine
    And the silver will turn to gold
     
  13. gus_chiggins

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  14. Todd Bonzales

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    You guys should all listen to The Nightfly because it’s one of my favorite albums of all time.
     
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  15. NilesIrish

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  16. gus_chiggins

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    Weeeeeee’ve got nothing in common
    No, weeeeeeee can’t talk at all
     
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  17. BellottiBold

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    have it on vinyl but have barely spun it :warn:
     
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  18. Clown Baby

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    Is there gas in the car? Yes there’s gas in the car
     
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  19. Tiffin

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    Chinese music always sets me free.
     
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  20. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby So I go to the Coinstar and it’s not working
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    I’ve seen a lot of people call Gaucho “cocaine music” and I couldn’t disagree more
     
  21. Henry Blake

    Henry Blake No Springsteen is leaving this house!
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    Title track is so good. Tom Scott holla

     
  22. Ray McKigney

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    If this is old please forgive me. But I don’t think I’ve ever watched a more accurate portrayal
     
  23. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby So I go to the Coinstar and it’s not working
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    Caves of Altamira is the best song on The Royal Scam. Prove me wrong
     
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  24. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby So I go to the Coinstar and it’s not working
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    GoodSteelyDanTakes is my favorite Twitter account at the moment too
     
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  25. Ray McKigney

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    Honestly, I can’t prove you wrong. But I also think you can make a solid argument for a number of songs on The Royal Scam; while Aja has a clear hierarchy of Black Cow>Peg>Home at Last>Aja>Josie>Deacon Blues>I Got The News*

    Which begs the question, is The Royal Scam their best album?

    *all but top 3 subject to change based on many unquantifiable variables


    I’m contemplating joining Twitter because of that tweet
     
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  26. Clown Baby

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    This ranking of Deacon Blues is straight up disrespectful
     
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  27. Ray McKigney

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    So useless to ask me why
     
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  28. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby So I go to the Coinstar and it’s not working
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    Rolling Stone interviewed the guy behind the Steely Dan Takes Twitter account and he made some great points about the band in general, specifically how classic rock radio plays theee songs by an artist and those are that artist’s best three songs, whereas everything they play by Steely Dan is from Can’t Buy A Thrill and they obviously have much better works (CBAT still rocks)
     
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  29. Clown Baby

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    Throw a kiss and say goodbye (because I’m gonna threadban you)
     
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  30. Ray McKigney

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    That Rolling Stone article is what led me to that tweet. Couldn’t even finish the article; had to watch the video like 30 times and then ran over here to share it with the 10 other TMB intellectuals
     
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  31. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby So I go to the Coinstar and it’s not working
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    Imagine knowing the genius of the Dan and having no outlet with which to share the fact.
     
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  32. Ray McKigney

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  33. Ray McKigney

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    I don’t have to imagine it; I live it and its appalling
     
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  34. Clown Baby

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    Yeah but you have the ten of us itt to keep you relatively sane so that you don’t drink scotch whiskey all night long and die behind the wheel
     
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  35. Henry Blake

    Henry Blake No Springsteen is leaving this house!
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    It would tough to rank the songs on Aja for me. The songs in the top 2 groups could switch places and still work for me.

    Aja
    Peg

    Home at Last
    Deacon Blues
    Brown Cow

    Josie

    I Got the News
     
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  36. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby So I go to the Coinstar and it’s not working
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    I’d have Josie in the second grouping and Deacon Blues in the top two. But the good thing about Aja is that there aren’t really wrong answers.
     
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  37. LookslikeUofI

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    I just love Brown Cow so much. Also just love how much hip hop artists sampled SD.
     
  38. C-Pay

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    I was later to the party on The Royal Scam than the other albums, so have been listening/enjoying that the most over the past year. Not as airtight as Aja, but the back half of that record is so good. Really The Fez through the title track.
     
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  39. Clown Baby

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  40. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby So I go to the Coinstar and it’s not working
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    Waiting on the results to drop the way God intended with some red wine and Gaucho
     
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  41. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby So I go to the Coinstar and it’s not working
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    We’re on to Aja now folks
     
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  42. Tiffin

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    Me and a friend were talking about Cant Buy A Thrill a couple days ago and how Dirty Work is an underappreciated jam.
     
  43. Clown Baby

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  44. Clown Baby

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  45. Clown Baby

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    Aja is obviously already a perfect record but imagine if FM had made the cut
     
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  46. Todd Bonzales

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    You should change that
     
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  47. fattmante

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    You were very high
    You were hiiiigh
     
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  48. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby So I go to the Coinstar and it’s not working
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    The girls don’t seem to care
     
  49. Tiffin

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    Tonight.
    As long as the mood is right