'Pretzel Logic' became their first US Top 10 album, propelled by the biggest hit single of their career, 'Rikki Don't Lose That Number.'
Few recording outfits have created an ambience of such refinement and individual style as the outfit founded by Donald Fagen and the late Walter Becker.
On both of Billboard’s main surveys for December 27, 1980, John climbed to No.1.
Recording ‘Gaucho’ wasn’t fun at all, according to Steely Dan’s Walter Becker, but the album was hailed as the best of the year.
The song typified Steely Dan's move towards an ever-jazzier sound, and added the distinctive voice of a frequent collaborator.
Produced by longtime collaborator Gary Katz, the album went on to be the band’s most successful, and their first platinum disc.
The idea of yacht rock conjures up a particular lifestyle, but beneath the surface lies a treasure trove of sophisticated hits that continue to resonate.
'Third Annual Pipe Dream' gave the Atlanta collective their US album chart debut.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
From indelible images to perfect portraits, the 100 greatest album covers provoke and awe just as much as the contents inside.
The work of one of rock's finest session drummers, from 'Pet Sounds' and 'All Things Must Pass' to Derek and the Dominos.
It emerged from just one island in the Caribbean, but reggae music has become a worldwide phenomenon – so pervasive that you might not even know it’s there.
With the band riding the huge success of their sixth studio album 'Aja,' a new film soundtrack single emerged.
The jazz rock duo founded by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen found great commercial and critical success with their unique sound.
The 1975 debut album by the larger-than-life San Francisco band.