The Steely Dan File The Steely Dan File- the first American biography of the great rock band. A detailed history of the acclaimed rock band Steely Dan. From their origins as a quirky rock band in the early 1970's on through their transformation into one of the most innovative and enjoyable American musical entities of our era, Steely Dan (Donald Fagen & Walter Becker) have carved out a unique position in the annals of rock and popular music. Read their inspiring story in this well researched and well presented book- The Steely Dan File. From 'Do It Again' to 'Morph the Cat' the saga of Steely Dan has been a journey of intrigue and humour.