Stories About Songs #2: "My Old School" by Steely Dan


She said it was business, we had to go there, otherwise Jeff couldn’t close the deal.

Here’s another short story in my (very short) series of fiction pieces inspired by 1970s songs. This edition’s song is Steely Dan’s “My Old School”.

A jam that makes funky poetry out of disappointment and dismay, “My Old School” is about a drug bust at Donald Fagen and Walter Becker’s alma mater, Bard College.

Read my take on it on Medium, here.