08/03/2015

Steely Dan "The Definitive Collection" (2006)



Label : Geffen Records


01 - Do It Again (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
02 - Dirty Work (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
03 - Reelin' In the Years (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
04 - Bodhisattva (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
05 - My Old School (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
06 - Rikki Don't Lose That Number (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
07 - Black Friday (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
08 - Bad Sneakers (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
09 - Kid Charlemagne (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
10 - Deacon Blues (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
11 - Peg (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
12 - F.M. (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
13 - Hey Nineteen (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
14 - Babylon Sisters (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
15 - Cousin Dupree (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)
16 - Things I Miss The Most (Walter Becker & Donald Fagen)



Compilation Produced by Walter Becker & Donald Fagen with Andy McKaie
Mastered by Joe Palmaccio, Sony Studios, New York City


01 - Do It Again

Solos by Denny Dias & Donald Fagen
Walter Becker : Electric Bass, Guitar & Vocals
Donald Fagen : Piano, Electric Piano, Plastic Organ & Vocals
Jefff "Skunk" Baxter : Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar & Spanish
Denny Dias : Guitar & Electric Sitar
Jim Hodder : Drums, Percussion & Vocals
David Palmer : Vocals
Elliott Randall : Guitar
Victor Feldman : Percussion
Jerome Richardson : Tenor Sax
Snooky Young : Flugelhorn
Engineered by Roger (The Immortal) Nichols at Village Recorder - Los Angeles, CA
Produced by Gary Katz
Originally Released on "CAN'T BUY A THRILL" (ABC LP 758) (1972)

02 - Dirty Work

Solo by Jerome Richardson
Walter Becker : Electric Bass, Guitar & Vocals
Donald Fagen : Piano, Electric Piano, Plastic Organ & Vocals
Jefff "Skunk" Baxter : Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar & Spanish
Denny Dias : Guitar & Electric Sitar
Jim Hodder : Drums, Percussion & Vocals
David Palmer : Vocals
Elliott Randall : Guitar
Victor Feldman : Percussion
Jerome Richardson : Tenor Sax
Snooky Young : Flugelhorn
Engineered by Roger (The Immortal) Nichols at Village Recorder - Los Angeles, CA
Produced by Gary Katz
Originally Released on "CAN'T BUY A THRILL" (ABC LP 758) (1972)

03 - Reelin' In The Years 

Walter Becker : Electric Bass, Guitar & Vocals
Donald Fagen : Piano, Electric Piano, Plastic Organ & Vocals
Jefff "Skunk" Baxter : Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar & Spanish
Denny Dias : Guitar & Electric Sitar
Jim Hodder : Drums, Percussion & Vocals
David Palmer : Vocals
Elliott Randall : Guitar
Victor Feldman : Percussion
Jerome Richardson : Tenor Sax
Snooky Young : Flugelhorn
Engineered by Roger (The Immortal) Nichols at Village Recorder - Los Angeles, CA
Produced by Gary Katz
Originally Released on "CAN'T BUY A THRILL" (ABC LP 758) (1972)

04 - Bodhisattva 

Solos by Denny Dias & Jeff "Skunk" Baxter
Walter Becker : Electric Bass Guitar, Harmonica & Vocals
Donald Fagen : Piano, Electric Piano, Synthesizer & Vocals
Denny Dias : Guitar & Stereo Mixmasters General
Jeff "Skunk" Baxter : Guitar & Pedal Steel Guitar
Ben Benay : Acoustic Guitar
Jim Hodder : Drums, Percussion, Vocals
Victor Feldman : Vibes, Marimba, Percussion
Additional Background vocals : Sherlie Matthews, Myrna Matthews, Patricia Hall, David Palmer, Joyce Janes, James Rolleston & Michael Fenelly
Engineered by Roger (The Immortal) Nichols at The Village Recorder - Los Angeles, CA
Produced by Gary Katz
Originally Released on "COUNTDOWN TO ECSTASY" (ABC LP 779) (1973)

05 - My Old School 

Solo by Elliot Randall
Walter Becker : Electric Bass Guitar, Harmonica & Vocals
Donald Fagen : Piano, Electric Piano, Synthesizer & Vocals
Denny Dias : Guitar & Stereo Mixmasters General
Jeff "Skunk" Baxter : Guitar & Pedal Steel Guitar
Ben Benay : Acoustic Guitar
Jim Hodder : Drums, Percussion, Vocals
Victor Feldman : Vibes, Marimba, Percussion
Lanny Morgan, Bill Perkins, Ernie Watts & John Rotella : Saxes
Additional Background vocals : Sherlie Matthews, Myrna Matthews, Patricia Hall, David Palmer, Joyce Janes, James Rolleston & Michael Fenelly
Saxes Arranged by Jimmie Haskell
Engineered by Roger (The Immortal) Nichols at The Village Recorder - Los Angeles, CA
Produced by Gary Katz
Originally Released on "COUNTDOWN TO ECSTASY" (ABC LP 779) (1973)

06 - Rikki Don't Lose That Number

Solos by Victor Feldman & Jeff "Skunk" Baxter
Collective Album Personnel : Donald Fagen, Walter Becker, Michael Omartian, Jim Gordon, Jeff Porcaro, David Paich, Chuck Rainey, Ben Benay, Dean Parks, Timothy B. Schmit, Victor Feldman, Plas Johnson, Ollie Mitchell, Jerome Richardson, Lew McCreary, Ernie Watts & Wilton Felder Orchestration : Jimmie Haskell
Engineered by Roger (The Immortal) Nichols at The Village Recorder - Los Angeles, CA & Mixdown at Cherokee Sound, Chatsworth, CA
Produced by Gary Katz
Originally Released on "PRETZEL LOGIC" (ABC LP 808) (1974)

07 - Black Friday

Solo by Walter Becker
Donald Fagen : Vocals
Walter Becker, Denny Dias, Rick Derringer, Dean Parks, Elliot Randall, Hugh McCracken & Larry Carlton : Guitars
Michael Omartian, Donald Fagen & David Paich : Piano & Various Keyboards
Walter Becker, Chuck Rainey & Wilton Felder : Bass
Jeff Porcaro : Drums & Dorophone
Recorded at ABC Recording Studios, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
Engineered by Roger (The Immortal) Nichols at The Village Recorder - Los Angeles, CA
Produced by Gary Katz
Originally Released on "KATY LIED" (ABC LP 846) (1975)

08 - Bad Sneakers 

Solo by Walter Becker
Donald Fagen : Vocals
Walter Becker, Denny Dias, Rick Derringer, Dean Parks, Elliot Randall, Hugh McCracken & Larry Carlton : Guitars
Michael Omartian, Donald Fagen & David Paich : Piano & Various Keyboards
Walter Becker, Chuck Rainey & Wilton Felder : Bass
Jeff Porcaro : Drums & Dorophone
Recorded at ABC Recording Studios, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
Engineered by Roger (The Immortal) Nichols at The Village Recorder - Los Angeles, CA
Produced by Gary Katz
Originally Released on "KATY LIED" (ABC LP 846) (1975)

09 - Kid Charlemagne 

Solo by Larry Carlton
Collective Album Personnel :
Donald Fagen : Vocals, Keyboards
Victor Feldman, Paul Griffin & Don Grolnick : Keyboards
Walter Becker, Larry Carlton, Denny Dias, Dean Parks & Elliot Randall : Guitars
Walter Becker & Chuck Rainey : Bass
Rick Marotta & Bernard Purdie : Drums
Gary Coleman & Victor Feldman : Percussion
Chuck Findley, Bob Findley, Dick "Slyde" Hyde, Jim Horn, Plas Johnson & John Klemmer : Horns
Donald Fagen, Venetta Fields, Clydie King, Sherlie Matthews, Michael McDonald & Timothy B. Schmit : Back-up Vocals
Horns Arranged by Chuck Findley, Walter Becker & Donald Fagen
Engineered by Roger (The Immortal) Nichols at ABS Studios - Los Angeles, CA & Elliot Scheiner at A&R Studios - New York, N. Y.
Mix Down Engineer : Roger (The Immortal) Nichols & Barney Perkins
Produced by Gary Katz
Originally Released on "THE ROYAL SCAM" (ABC LP 931) (1976)

10 - Deacon Blues

Solo by Pete Christlieb
Donald Fagen : Lead vocals & Synthesizer
Walter Becker : Bass
Bernard Purdie : Drums
Larry Carlton & Lee Ritenour : Guitars
Victor Feldman : Electric Piano
Pete Christlieb : Tenor Sax
Clydie King, Sherlie Matthews & Venetta Fields : Back-up Vocals

11 - Peg

Solo by Jay Graydon
Donald Fagen : Lead vocals
Rick Marotta : Drums
Chuck Rainey : Bass
Paul Griffin : Electric Piano
Don Grolnick : Clavinet
Jay Graydon & Steve Khan : Guitars
Victor Feldman &  Gary Coleman : Percussion
Tom Scott : Lyricon
Michael McDonald & Paul Griffin : Back-up Vocals

Additional Personnel Tracks 10 & 11 :
Jim Horn, Bill Perkins, Wayne Shorter, Pete Christlieb, Plas Johnson, Tom Scott & Jackie Kelso : Saxes/Flutes
Chuck Findley, Lew McCreary & Dick "Slyde" Hyde : Brass
Rhythm Charts Prepared by Larry Carlton, Dean Parks & Michael Omartian in collaboration with The Composers
Horns Arranged & Conducted by Tom Scott
Engineered by Roger (The Immortal) Nichols, Elliot Scheiner, Bill Schnee & Al Schmitt
Recorded at The Village Recorder - Los Angeles, CA ; Producer's Workshop - Hollywood, CA ; Warner Bros. Recording Studios - North Hollywood, CA ; ABC Recording Studios - Los Angeles, CA ; Sound Labs - Hollywood, CA & A&R Studios - New York, N.Y.
Produced by Gary Katz
Originally Released on "AJA" (ABC LP 1006) (1977)

12 - FM

Solo by Walter Becker
Donald Fagen : Lead vocals & Piano
Walter Becker : Guitar & Bass
Jeff Porcaro : Drums & Percussion
Strings Arranged by Johnny Mandel
Recorded at The Village Recorder - Los Angeles, CA ; Armand Steiner Soundlabel, Studio 55 - New York, N.Y. & Capitol Studios - Hollywood, CA
Engineered by Roger (The Immortal) Nichols & Al Schmitt
Produced by Gary Katz
Originally Released on "FM - The Original Movie Soundtrack" (MCA LP 1200/2) (1978)

13 - Hey Nineteen

Solo by Hugh McCracken
Donald Fagen : Lead vocals, Electric Piano & Synthesizer
Rick Marotta : Drums
Walter Becker : Bass
Hugh McCracken & Walter Becker : Guitars
Victor Feldman & Steve Gadd : Percussion
Frank Floyd & Zack Sander : Back-up Vocals
Horns Arranged by Rob Mounsey

14 - Babylon Sisters

Solo by Randy Brecker
Donald Fagen : Lead vocals
Bernard Purdie : Drums
Chuck Rainey : Bass
Don Grolnick : Electric Piano & Clavinet
Steve Khan : Guitar
Crusher Bennett : Percussion
Randy Brecker : Trumpet & Flugelhorn
Tom Scott : Tenor & Alto Clarinet
George Marge & Walter Kane : Bass Clarinets
Leslie Miller, Patti Austin, Toni Wine, Lani Groves, Diva Gray & Gordon Grody : Back-up Vocals
Horns Arranged by Rob Mounsey

Additional Personnel Tracks 13 & 14 :
Rhythm Arrangements by Steely Dan with Rob Mounsey, Don Grolnick & Paul Griffin
Sequencing & Special Effects by Roger (The Immortal) Nichols & Wendel
Recorded at Soundworks - New York, N.Y. ; A&R Studios - New York, N.Y. ; Sigma Sound Studios - New York, N.Y. ; Automated Sound Studios - New York, N.Y. ; The Village Recorder - Los Angeles, CA & Producer's Workshop - Hollywood, CA
Executive Engineer : Roger (The Immortal) Nichols
Tracking by Elliot Scheiner & Bill Schnee
Overdubs by Roger (The Immortal) Nichols & Jerry Garszva
Mixdown by Elliot Scheiner
Produced by Gary Katz
Originally Released on "GAUCHO" (MCA LP 6102) (1980)

15 - Cousin Dupree

Solo by Walter Becker
Donald Fagen : Vocals, Wurlitzer
Leroy Clouden : Drums
Walter Becker : Bass, Guitars
Jon Herrington : Rhythm Guitar
Ted Baker : Rhodes
Amy Helm : Whistler
Carolyn Leonhart : Back-up Vocal
Arranged by Walter Becker & Donald Fagen
Recorded at River Sound, NYC ; Clinton Sound, NYC ; Hyperbolic Sound, Maui & Electric Lady, NYC
Executive Engineer : Roger Nichols
Engineers : Phil Burnett, Roger Nichols, Elliot Scheiner & Dave Russell
Mastering : Scott Hull
Produced by Walter Becker & Donald Fagen
Originally on "TWO AGAINST NATURE" (Giant 924719-2) (2000)

16 - Things I Miss the Most 

Solo by Walter Becker
Donald Fagen : Vocals, Rhodes
Walter Becker : Bass, Solo Guitar
Keith Carlock : Drums
Jon Herington & Hugh McCracken : Guitar
Ted Baker : Piano
Gordon Gottlieb : Percussion
Michael Leonart : Trumpet
Walt Weiskopt & Carolyn Leonhart : Background vocals
Arranged by Walter Becker & Donald Fagen
Horns Arranged by Donald Fagen
Recorded at Sear Sound, NYC ; Skyline Studios, NYC ; River Sound, NYC ; Hyperbolic Sound, Maui & Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, NYC
Engineers : Elliot Scheiner, TJ Doherty, Dave Russell & Roger Nichols
Mixed by Elliot Scheiner at Presence Studios, Westport, CT
Mastering : Darcy Proper, Sony Music Studios
Produced by Walter Becker  & Donald Fagen