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Steely Dan

Band, *1972 US, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Rock, Jazz and Pop
A.k.a. Walter Becker & Donald Fagen

Steely Dan is an American jazz rock band whose music also blends elements of funk, R&B, and pop. Founded by core members Walter Becker and Donald Fagen in 1972, the band enjoyed great critical and commercial success in the late 1970s and early 1980s before breaking up in 1981. Rolling Stone has called them "the perfect musical antiheroes for the Seventies". Steely Dan reunited in 1993 and has toured steadily ever since.In a VH1 list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, Steely Dan were listed at #82.

PortraitWalter Becker
g, b *1950 US
PortraitDonald Fagen
voc *1948 US
PortraitDenny Dias
g *1946 US
PortraitJeff Baxter
g *1948
PortraitJim Hodder
dr, perc, voc 1947-1990 US
PortraitDavid Palmer
voc, bvoc US
Popular Tracks   
Reelin' In The Years on Can't Buy A Thrill by Steely Dan
Dirty Work on Can't Buy A Thrill by Steely Dan
Do It Again on Can't Buy A Thrill by Steely Dan
Only A Fool Would Say That on Can't Buy A Thrill by Steely Dan
Rikki Don't Lose That Number on Pretzel Logic by Steely Dan
Peg on Aja by Steely Dan
Hey Nineteen on Gaucho by Steely Dan
Any Major Dude Will Tell You on Pretzel Logic by Steely Dan
Deacon Blues on Aja by Steely Dan
Don't Take Me Alive on The Royal Scam by Steely Dan

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Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
Best of Green Flower Street - Classic 1993 Radio BroadcastSteely Dan2018Album
A Cautionary Tale For The Youth Of America (Broadcast Collection 1973-1995)Steely Dan2018Album
Jamalot Ever After In L.A.Steely Dan2017Album
A Tribute To Walter BeckerSteely Dan2017Compil.
Touring 2K MansfieldSteely Dan2017Album
Doing It In California / 1974Steely Dan2016Album
Transmission ImpossibleSteely Dan2016Compil.
Greatest Hits - Live On The AirSteely Dan2016Album
Live at WBCN in Memphis. April 30, 1974Steely Dan2015Album
SouthlandSteely Dan2015Album
Free Soul Steely Dan - Private EditionSteely Dan2015Album
Greatest Hits On AirSteely Dan2015Compil.
Aja & Request NightSteely Dan2012Album
Live At The Rainbow May 20, 1974Steely Dan2012Album
Steely Dan - Classic TVSteely Dan2011Album
Perfection In PerformanceSteely Dan2010Album
Caves Of AltamiraSteely Dan2010Album
Can't Buy A Thrill + GauchoSteely Dan2010Album
CollectedSteely Dan2009Compil.
Classic Albums: Steely Dan / The BandSteely Dan, The Band2008Album
In ConcertSteely Dan2008Album
The Best Of Steely DanSteely Dan2007Compil.
The Definitive CollectionSteely Dan2006Compil.
Smooth PairSteely Dan2006Album
Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz Radio Broadcast: Steely DanMarian McPartland, Steely Dan2005Album
Steely DanSteely Dan, Donald Fagen2004Album
Everything Must GoSteely Dan2003Album
Everything Must GoSteely Dan2003Single
CavesSteely Dan2003Album
Blues BeachSteely Dan2003Single
Things I Miss The MostSteely Dan2003Single
Android Warehouse (The Early Years)Steely Dan2002Compil.
The Best BitsSteely Dan2002Compil.
ManifestSteely Dan2001Album
Two Against Nature - Steely Dan's Plush TV Jazz-Rock Party In Hi-Fi StereoSteely Dan2000Album
Concert BroadcastSteely Dan2000Album
Two Against NatureSteely Dan2000Album
Cousin DupreeSteely Dan2000Single
Jack Of SpeedSteely Dan2000Single
VH1 Storytellers: Steely DanSteely Dan2000Album
2 Tracks From 2 Against NatureSteely Dan2000Album
Words + MusicSteely Dan2000Album
Showbiz Kids (The Steely Dan Story 1972-1980)Steely Dan2000Compil.
Doing It AgainSteely Dan2000Album
Naked Lunch BoardSteely Dan2000Album
Janie RunawaySteely Dan2000Single
Rikki Don’t Lose Your RemoteSteely Dan2000Album
Can't Buy A Thrill / Aja / Katy LiedSteely Dan2000Album
SamplerSteely Dan2000Compil.
Two Against NatureSteely Dan2000Album
What A Shame About MeSteely Dan2000Single
Steely DanSteely Dan2000Compil.
2 Track SamplerSteely Dan2000Album
In The Studio: "Citizen Steely Dan"Steely Dan1999Album
AjaSteely Dan1999Album
Becker & Fagen Founders Of Steely DanSteely Dan1998Compil.
Can't Buy A Thrill / Pretzel Logic / The Royal ScamSteely Dan1997Compil.
Manassas VA July 21th 1996Steely Dan1997Album
The Summer Of 1993Steely Dan1996Album
Countdown To Ecstasy / Pretzel LogicSteely Dan1996Compil.
Art CrimesSteely Dan1996Compil.
Alive In America SamplerSteely Dan1995Album
Reelin' In The Years / PegSteely Dan1995Single
Words + MusicSteely Dan1995Album
Metal LegSteely Dan1995Album
Up CloseSteely Dan1995Album
Live In '94Steely Dan1995Album
Alive In AmericaSteely Dan1995Album
Book Of LairsSteely Dan1994Album
Off The Record SpecialSteely Dan1994Album
Catalyst - The Original Recordings 1968-71Steely Dan : Walter Becker & Donald Fagen1994Compil.
Memphis Blues AgainSteely Dan1994Album
At The Bay AreaSteely Dan1994Album
The Steely Dan OrchestraSteely Dan1994Album
Roaring Of The LambSteely Dan1993Compil.
Remastered A Sample Of Steely DanSteely Dan1993Album
Remastered • The Best Of Steely Dan Then And NowSteely Dan1993Compil.
Doing It AgainSteely Dan1993Album
Citizen Steely Dan 1972-1980Steely Dan1993Compil.
GoldSteely Dan1992Single
In The Studio: "Aja"Steely Dan1990Album
Best SelectionSteely Dan1990Compil.
In The Studio: "Can't Buy A Thrill"Steely Dan1989Album
Stone PianoSteely Dan1988Album
The Very Best Of Steely Dan - Do It AgainSteely Dan1987Compil.
Reelin' In The YearsSteely Dan1987Compil.
Berry TownSteely Dan1985Album
Sun MountainSteely Dan1985Compil.
The Very Best Of Steely Dan - Reelin' In The YearsSteely Dan1985Compil.
A Decade Of Steely DanSteely Dan1985Compil.
The History Of Rock (Volume Thirty)Eagles / Lynyrd Skynyrd / Steely Dan / Little Feat1985Compil.
Royalty Of Rock: A Celebration Of The Rock EmpireSteely Dan1983Album
GoldSteely Dan1982Compil.
Reelin' In The YearsSteely Dan1982Album
Platinum HitsSteely Dan1981Compil.
Steely DanSteely Dan1981Compil.
The Robert W. Morgan Special Of The WeekSteely Dan1981Album
Hazlo Otra VezSteely Dan1981Single
GauchoSteely Dan1980Album
Babylon SistersSteely Dan1980Single
Hey Nineteen / BodhisattvaSteely Dan1980Single
Time Out Of MindSteely Dan1980Single
The Very Best Of Steely DanSteely Dan1979Compil.
Here At The Western WorldSteely Dan1978Single
Do It Again / Rikki Don't Lose That NumberSteely Dan1978Single
Kid Charlemagne / Here At The Western WorldSteely Dan1978Single
Rikki Don't Lose That Number / Pretzel LogicSteely Dan1978Single
Greatest HitsSteely Dan1978Compil.
Steely DanSteely Dan1978Compil.
Bent Over BackwardsSteely Dan1978Compil.
La Mejor Musica de "FM" - Do It Again = Hazlo Otra VezSteely Dan1978Single
FM (No Static At All)Steely Dan1978Single
AjaSteely Dan1977Single
AjaSteely Dan1977Album
Aja / UntitledSteely Dan / Alan Price1977Album
JosieSteely Dan1977Single
UntitledOsibisa, America, Steely Dan, Dr. Hook1977Compil.
Deacon Blues / JosieSteely Dan1977Album
Black Cow / Peg / AjaSteely Dan1977Album
Four Tracks From Steely DanSteely Dan1977Album
Deacon BluesSteely Dan1977Single
PegSteely Dan1977Single
ABC Promotional RecordSteely Dan1977Compil.
Haitian DivorceSteely Dan1976Single
The Fez / Sign In StrangerSteely Dan1976Single
The Royal ScamSteely Dan1976Album
Kid Charlemagne / Green EarringsSteely Dan1976Single
The Steely Dan StorySteely Dan1975Compil.
Katy LiedSteely Dan1975Album
Bad Sneakers / Chain LightningSteely Dan1975Single
Black FridaySteely Dan1975Single
Pretzel Logic / Through With BuzzSteely Dan1974Single
Pretzel LogicSteely Dan1974Single
Pretzel LogicSteely Dan1974Album
East St. Louis Toodle-ooSteely Dan1974Single
Rikki Don't Lose That Number / Any Major Dude Will Tell YouSteely Dan1974Single
Rotoscope DownSteely Dan1973Album
Dirty Work / Reeling In The YearsSteely Dan1973Single
Countdown To EcstasySteely Dan1973Single
Show Biz KidsSteely Dan1973Single
My Old SchoolSteely Dan1973Single
Countdown To EcstasySteely Dan1973Album
Reeling In The YearsSteely Dan1972Single
DallasSteely Dan1972Single
Do It Again / Who Was It ?Steely Dan / Hurricane Smith1972Single
Can't Buy A ThrillSteely Dan1972Album
Do It AgainSteely Dan1972Single
Aja / The NightflySteely Dan / Donald FagenCompil.
Dirty WorkSteely DanCompil.
Jesus Is Just Alright / I Wanna Be With You / Do It Again / Your Mama Don't DanceThe Doobie Brothers / Raspberries / Steely Dan / Loggins And MessinaSingle
Miles High ShuffleSteely DanAlbum
Get Down / Do It Again / Top Of The World / I Feel The Earth MoveGilbert O'Sullivan / Steely Dan / Carpenters / Carole KingSingle
ForeverRoy Wood / Steely Dan / Paper Lace / The HolliesSingle
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