Steely Dan Database
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(1974-06, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA
Transcription of intro:
One, two...test... Good afternoon, ladies and gentleman.
We're glad you made it here tonight, because you gonna miss out -- you can tell your friend tomorrow that they gonna miss out on a goddamn good thing we gonna give you tonight.
Yeah. Right on. What we gone give you tonight is to be down to the nitty-gritty. Yeah. You can tell all your friends way over in the...hell, hell, I don't care...you can tell 'em in, in over there in Watts.
You can tell 'em they met...you can tell 'em tonight that Santa Monica ha ben definitely set awn fi-ya. And they met...and they met out on a damn good thing. The best thing that ever happened to Santa Monica is gonna be here tonight. Yeah.
And you can also, all you little ol' pretty, purty, little pretty one...ha...if he ain't here tonight...ha...you can tell him forget it, too, you know...Because Mister Whatever is here tonight...he gone get down tonight, brutha...he gonna get with it...he gone give you something that Santa Maukida never had...if it good to ya, it gotta be good for ya. Right on. Yeah. And one thing I can tell ya, brother...he is here tonight. Mister Magnificant One is here, the Beautiful One is here...and you little ol' pretty one here too...you know, whatever. Here is the Magnificant One, the one and only one, Mister Steely Dan and Whatever...
This version performed by
Musicians on this version
Jeff 'Skunk' Baxter
Electric bass (finger)
Releases with this version
Citizen Steely Dan
Time out of mind
In my collection: Compact Disc
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