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(1) proper name of a steam powered dildo from the novel "Naked Lunch" by William S. Burroughs. (2) jazzy rock band from the 70's, most of whom's subtle lyrics are about heavy heavy drug use, ludacrus sex and suicide. curiously, a favorite of house wives everywhere for their soft tones and smooth vocals. Steely Dan is an American rock band founded in 1972 by core members Walter Becker (guitars, bass, backing vocals) and Donald Fagen (keyboards, lead vocals). Blending rock, jazz, traditional pop, R&B, and sophisticated studio production with cryptic and ironic lyrics, the band enjoyed critical and commercial success starting from the early 1970s until breaking up in 1981.Genres: Jazz rock, soft rock, yacht rock, pop rock.

It's true that Steely Dan are named for a dildo, but not an actual dildo! The phrase "Steely Dan" originally appears in William S. Burroughs' famous non-linear novel "Naked Lunch", as the name of a fictional metal strap-on dildo. Becker & Fagen, who were fans of Burroughs, Comments: 62. OK, maybe you know that the rock band Steely Dan took its name from a dildo in William Burroughs’ Naked Lunch. But have you ever read the passage that inspired them? Most of the sex in Naked Lunch is between men, though it’s often surreal, violent, and mucky. But in the ‘Steely Dan’ passage it’s het sex, of the pegging variety:Author: Glenn Ingersoll.

I searched this site and can't come up with anything on this, so was wondering if this was true, or a potential "urban legend" I've been told that the musical group (actually duo of Walter Becker & Donald Fagin) Steely Dan took the name from a nickname for a type of dildo does anyone know a source than can prove/disprove this? Posted in Misc, Steam-Powered Dildo (aka Steely Dan), The Greatest with tags Baby, Please Call me, Steely Dan, The Heart of Saturday Night, Tom Waits on March 1, 2010 by notastehack. I’ve devoted quite a few words to the glory of Steely Dan because they stand for everything I think is perfect in music.