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Soundtracks To Summer – Steely Dan’s “Hey Nineteen”

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After getting laid off from a summer construction job during college in Kalamazoo, I ended up going back home to Metro Detroit for a surefire spot and wound up hearing Steely Dan's "Hey Nineteen" more times than maybe any other song in my life.


Steely Dan’s Letter to Luke Wilson Complaining about Owen Wilson’s You, Me, and Dupree

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One of my favorite special-interest websites is Letters of Note, which curates all sorts of correspondence between prominent figures.


Count It Off: 22 Tunes With Numbered Titles

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Graphics By Dimplez We here at The Smoking Section love playlists (as evidenced by our monthly Crew Love posts).

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