La band, con il suo innovativo e raffinato mix di rock, jazz e blues, ha influenzato non solo gli anni '70 e '80, ma generazioni di musicisti. Tra i tanti ricordi, quelli di Slash, Ryan Adams, Kings of Leon, Nile Rodgers, Toto, Julian Lennon.
Walter Becker, you changed my life with music. You are so loved— Ryan Adams (@TheRyanAdams) September 3, 2017
Straight to the stars.... My friend pic.twitter.com/vqVeglX5Tc
So, so sad to hear this news...— Julian Lennon (@JulianLennon) September 3, 2017
SD played locally a few years ago, they were as amazing as ever... I asked to go... https://t.co/03hyGE5a2Z
RIP Walter Becker. Listening to Steely Dan all day in your honor.— nathan followill (@doctorfollowill) September 3, 2017