John Fannon is the lead vocalist and front man for STEELIN' IN THE YEARS, a Steely Dan Tribute band. John is an Actor/Singer/Musician/and Stand-Up Comic. He started singing and acting at a young age, creating and performing his own shows for friends and family. John has been singing in many bands for over 40 years, on both the East and West Coasts.
John is a professional actor and a member of the SAG-AFTRA Union for 21 years. He has had notable roles in ‘Jessica Jones’ with Kristen Ritter, and ‘The Mysteries of Laura’ with Debra Messing. His latest project, in February 2021, was a role in an upcoming CBS pilot starring Patrick Dempsey called ‘Ways and Means.’ John has also done his own stand up comedy routine at the Gotham Comedy Club in New York City.
John has put forth great effort and passion into this project, STEELIN' IN THE YEARS as Steely Dan’s music genuinely touches his soul.
Bill Milne is the drummer and back up vocalist for STEELIN' IN THE YEARS. His love of the drums began when he was 8 years old, drumming in his grammar school’s Drum Corps. In his teen years he belonged to several rock bands, and started playing in clubs right after high school. During that time he met a neighborhood singer/songwriter, Billy Falcon. Bill toured in support of the band’s debut album ‘Billy Falcon’s Burning Rose.’ They played various venues such as My Father’s Place, CBGBs, and Max’s Kansas City. They eventually recorded 4 albums and played the Park Pop Festival in the Netherlands, along with k.d. Lang and T’Pau.
Bill went on to join ‘SPYS’ with bassist Ed Galgliardi and keyboard player Al Greenwood of ‘Foreigner.’ ‘SPYS’ recorded 2 albums with a single “Don’t Run My Life” receiving massive airplay, and their video “She Can’t Wait” was in heavy rotation on the fledgling MTV. They toured with ‘38 Special’ and played 20,000 seat halls, including the prestigious Palladium in NYC among others. Bill is excited to be part of this amazing project, STEELIN' IN THE YEARS, playing with such seasoned musicians and good friend John Fannon at the helm.
Jay is a bassist from Long Island. Formerly the bassist on the Skynrds Legends Tour 2005 and member of The Artimus Pyle Band as well. Jay has performed many genres of music in his 30 plus year career and is passionate about Steely Dan and this project in general.