STEELY DAN - TORONTO 2011

January 8, 2012 – 4:31 am

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STEELY DAN
Toronto 2011 [no label, 2CD]

Live at the Molson Amphitheatre, Toronto, Canada; July 22, 2011. Excellent soundboard.

This show has just surfaced and it’s thanks to Joe Blotz Records & Lawn Care for sharing the tracks.

This is what Jane Stevenson commented at torontosun.com:

Becker, who recalled Santa Claus with his beard, glasses and tummy and stationary stance, as he played guitar to the side of Fagen’s keyboards was also in unusually chatty form, rambling on and on a couple of times during the show and even took over on lead vocals at one point. Fagen, meanwhile, was in his typical Ray Charles mode, in sunglasses and with his head tilted to the side, as he sang song after song in his delightfully raspy but still strong voice while occasionally jumping to his feet with one or both arms in the air.

As they often do in a live setting, Fagen and Becker gave the songs plenty of breathing space as they delivered longer versions than their studio counterparts and the infusion of younger players like Carlock and Herington kept them on their toes and it suits them.

Click on the highlighted tracks to download the MP3s (sample rate of 224 kbps). As far as we can ascertain, these tracks have never been officially released on CD.

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Disc 1
Track 101. Dizzy Intro (10.7MB)
Track 102. Aja (13.9MB)
Track 103. Black Friday (7.8MB)
Track 104. Hey Nineteen (15.0MB)
Track 105. Your Gold Teeth (14.2MB)
Track 106. Time Out Of Mind (9.7MB)
Track 107. Showbiz Kids (11.5MB)
Track 108. Bodhisattva (10.2MB)
Track 109. Dirty Work (8.5MB)
Track 110. Godwhacker (11.5MB)

Disc 2
Track 201. Neighbors Daughter (14.0MB)
Track 202. Monkey In Your Soul (5.0MB)
Track 203. Josie (10.9MB)
Track 204. Peg (7.2MB)
Track 205. My Old School (10.3MB)
Track 206. Reelin’ In The Years (9.6MB)
Track 207. Pretzel Logic (11.3MB)
Track 208. Kid Charlemagne (9.6MB)
Track 209. Outro (3.0MB)

Lineup:
Donald Fagen - keyboards, vocals
Walter Becker - guitar
Jim Beard - keyboards
Keith Carlock - drums
Jon Herington - guitar
Michael Leonhart - trumpet, keyboards
Jim Pugh - trombone
Roger Rosenberg - baritone saxophone
Freddie Washington - bass
Walt Weiskopf - saxophone
Carolyn Leonhart-Escoffery - backing vocals
Cindy Mizelle - backing vocals
Catherine Russell - backing vocals

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  1. 30 Responses to “STEELY DAN - TORONTO 2011”

  2. finally something other than Bruce!..
    sorry fans, but I`m just not a big Springsteen fan ..I`m surprised though how few comments there are thanking for that huge gift..
    anyhow..this looks good. I love to hear live versions of Bodhisattva, one of my favourites was a live version on the flip side of the Hey
    Nineteen 45 rpm disc.thanks bigo and keep these great shows coming, we`re all very grateful…

    By sluggo on Jan 8, 2012

  3. Thanks, any live SD is always welcome. Any soundboards from the 2011 tour surface yet?

    By BillfromPgh on Jan 8, 2012

  4. I can never get enough Steely Dan! Thank you!

    By Just Bill on Jan 8, 2012

  5. Whoa! BigO, you rule!

    By Walter on Jan 8, 2012

  6. BillfromPgh-There is a 2011 soundboard of Steely Dan found here http://bigozine2.com/roio/?p=977

    By Sking on Jan 8, 2012

  7. Hey Sluggo — my sentiments exactly!

    By osco-jewel on Jan 8, 2012

  8. amazing. thank you

    By nick on Jan 8, 2012

  9. Great to see another Steely Dan show offered. The very first show I ever downloaded from ROIO was Steely Dan. If you come across any of the “Rarities Shows”, please post. Thanks again.

    By manofamillionchords on Jan 8, 2012

  10. Thnks, for more Steely Dan. Always a treat. Hope you had a nice new year. JimG

    By JimG on Jan 8, 2012

  11. Thanks Sking for the link, lol!!!!

    By Wang Dang on Jan 9, 2012

  12. how the world turns bigo post music for every body and yet people show how ungrateful they are by whinging get a life all music is good music

    By david on Jan 9, 2012

  13. Great to have this, I just saw them recently at the Palace with this line-up, it’s just like reliving the show over and over

    By Weeble29 on Jan 9, 2012

  14. sking–lol ….dying here (thinking billfrompgh must be drinking)

    By darth on Jan 9, 2012

  15. I wasn’t drinking, alas. I hadn’t listened to it yet, just assumed it was audience. SD SBDs are pretty rare. I’ve heard several audience recordings from this tour, mostly at Trader’s Den. This one is great quality!!

    By BillfromPgh on Jan 9, 2012

  16. Jeeze, I didn’t even see this:
    >>Live at the Molson Amphitheatre, Toronto, Canada; July 22, 2011. Excellent soundboard.

    By BillfromPgh on Jan 9, 2012

  17. Just a little harmless fun. I couldn’t help myself. Thanks BillfromPgh for supplying the ammo and taking it in good spirits.

    Long live Rock n Roll!

    By Sking on Jan 9, 2012

  18. I have no clue how you got this show but this is my Favorite Group I love the Jazz blues and sarcastic lyrics that the 1st Donald has come up with. Donald Fagen is a true Jester and his words and music have been the soundtrack of my life. This is so F_cking Good that I’m getting chills listening to it……..THANKYOU!!!!

    By Bootleg - Steve Yeaton on Jan 9, 2012

  19. First download of the new year from BigO. Thanks. Thanks, too, to Sking for the snarks. Pitch perfect humour, my friend.

    By Johnny Kinkdom on Jan 10, 2012

  20. There is nothing like being there but this show sounds awesome…thx for sharing it.

    By couz on Jan 10, 2012

  21. This is great BigO, thanks a lot. As far as I know there hasn’t been a steely Dan soundboard since 2006. It’s been a long wait. And I’ll second Manof’s e-motion a “rarities” night soundboard would be fantastic.

    By Big Trev on Jan 10, 2012

  22. Big Trev - I think you’re right. There was also a great soundboard from Fagen’s solo tour, also from Toronto as I recall (not home now to check). A soundboard from Rarities Night would indeed be the holy grail - there’s a decent aud recording over at Traders’ Den, but without the Mobile Home encore.

    By BillfromPgh on Jan 10, 2012

  23. Big O big thanks for this and the hundreds before it…Happy New Year Big O and please, Keep “em Coming!! “Q”

    By JahJah on Jan 11, 2012

  24. @DAVID - my sentiments exactly! If you don’t like the title being offered - DON’T DOWNLOAD IT! But save the negativity from us BigO fans who APPRECIATE what BigO does…

    By TDC on Jan 11, 2012

  25. A big Thanx

    By Michel on Jan 11, 2012

  26. Was at this show, the beginning of a 4 show run this year. The boys were great as always!I remember it was real hot that night.

    By Don Patrol on Jan 14, 2012

  27. WHOA!! Yes!! There are so few Steely Dan soundboards out there from the last few years — well, like someone said above, basically none since 2005 or so — and up this pops! Amazing sound. Thank you SO much for posting!

    By Grant on Feb 2, 2012

  28. How did I miss this? THANKS, BigO!

    By 4yrsnojob on Nov 20, 2012

  29. Awesome SD post, always excellent band backing them, and a soundboard is a keeper for sure!

    By DoneLikeDinner on Aug 2, 2017

  30. SD Soundboards ARE ANYTHING BUT RARE! Go on over to the Traders Den there you will find boards from 1974 up until 2017! No kidding! I have gotten a ton of boards off of there! Good luck! Caught the Dan in Vegas for there first Las Vegas residency! LOL! This does mean you are getting very old!

    By Dan on Aug 4, 2017

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