Alive in America

Alive in America

by Steely Dan

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Product Details

Release Date: 10/17/1995
Label: Giant Records / Wea
UPC: 0075992463423
catalogNumber: 24634

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Steely Dan   Primary Artist
Donald Fagen   Vocals,Melodica
Warren Bernhardt   Piano
Peter Erskine   Drums
Bob Sheppard   Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Cornelius Bumpus   Tenor Saxophone
Dennis Chambers   Drums
Bill Ware   Percussion,Vibes
Walter Becker   Guitar,Vocals
Tom Barney   Bass Guitar
Diane Garisto   Background Vocals
Brenda White-King   Background Vocals
Chris Potter   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Catherine Russell   Percussion,Background Vocals,Human Whistle
Drew Zingg   Guitar
Georg "Jojje" Wadenius   Guitar

Technical Credits

Donald Fagen   Producer
Warren Bernhardt   Director
Roger Nichols   Engineer
Drew Zingg   Director
Phil Burnett   Engineer

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Alive in America 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The only possible complaint about this disc is that it simply does not contain enough songs. Granted, when you have a library of music that encompasses around 100 songs it is difficult to include everything. But, as a huge SD fan, of course I would love a live CD with all my favorites (and that is pretty much all of it). The recordings are not mixed perfectly, but the sound is crisp and clear. I recently saw the boys live and the concert was LOUD! I guess there is no way to box that live sound that hits you in the chest and makes you actually feel the music. Still, a great album nonetheless, with a great mix of their catalog from the seventies. Definitely a perfect 5 out of 5.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I've seen Steely Dan in concert and can attest to their strengths in a live setting. This album grew on me over the years. The final track, Aja, in particular, is amazing to listen to.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The official reviewer must be constipated. Fagen, Becker & Company are awesome live performers and pioneers of their era. In fact, I prefer their live performances (and nuances therein) over their original recordings. Their arrival on the pop music scene in the 70's provided a wonderful and expansive addition to the repertoire of rock music.