OK so I suspect many of us have been revisiting the Dan recently in the light of the tragically sad passing of Walter Becker.
One thing that’s missing from the tributes/discussion is any kind of analysis of who wrote what. The Becker/Fagen partnership seems to have been much more collaborative than other more famous songwriting partnerships e.g. the HJH.
Still, I’m curious. It seems to me as a longtime Dan fan that we could possibly assign the major dude in various songs.
Here’s my suggestions for Walter
This is not a definitive list, but I reckon WB was the Principal Lyrical Instigator of these –
Do It Again
Everything You Did
Sign In Stranger