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Walter Becker

Walter Becker (born Walter Carl Becker, 20 February 1950, in Queens, New York) is an American musician and record producer. He is perhaps best known as the guitarist (and sometimes bassist) and half of the duo at the core of the jazz-rock band Steely Dan.

Becker grew up in Westchester County and Forest Hills and is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, (class of 1967). After starting out on saxophone, he switched to guitar and received instruction in blues technique from neighbor Randy Wolfe who, as Randy California, played with Jimi Hendrix and was soon to found the group, Spirit.

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Downtown Canon
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2009
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Circus Money
Circus Money
Mailboat Records
2008
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Circus Money Outtakes
Circus Money Outtakes
Beardleak Records
2008
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The Root Of Steely Dan
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1999
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Android Warehouse
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1998
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11 Tracks Of Whack
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1994
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