The 25 Greatest Steely Dan Songs, Ranked

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The 25 Greatest Steely Dan Songs, Ranked

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Paste magazine have just released their best SD songs. I wonder if you agree. 8)

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Not bad - But I personally would rate 'Reelin in the Years' a lot higher than their 23rd best song ........... 8)
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It’s a tricky one because there were so many styles of influence throughout must confess I still have Aja and Pretzel logic on original LP
Looking at that favourites list it seems that Aja has been the most accepted and raved about album due to its fabulous collection of musicians contributing all at the top of their game and let’s be honest the whole production and arrangement just comes together like a one off.
1 = Black Cow
2 = Aja
3 = Peg
4 = Any Major Dude Will Tell You
5 = Rikki Don't Lose That Number
Not on those two albums the next one is my early encounter on the OGWT
6 = Reelin In The Years
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For what it’s worth here’s my list.

1. Your Gold Teeth
2. Show Biz Kids
3. Kid Charlamagne
4. Do It Again
5. What A Shame About Me
6. Aja
7. Bodhisattva
8. Don’t Take Me Alive
9. Chain Lightening
10. Hey Nineteen
11. Black Friday
12. Night By Night
13. Cousin Dupree
14. Home At Last
15. Your Gold Teeth II
16. Charlie Freak
17. Boston Rag
18. Dr Wu
19. The Last Mall
20. Night By Night
21. Gaucho
22. Godwhacker
23. Razor Boy
24. Sign In Stranger
25. Throw Back The Little Ones

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Very very hard and again it would depend on my listening mood at the time. I love the laid back stuff then there is the more up tempo, so it would be two lists. I do think Reelin' should be higher.
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Scooter wrote: Sun Jun 11, 2023 2:45 pm I do think Reelin' should be higher.
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I like them all...I couldn't even think of putting them in a ranking order... :smt020 xss19 :smt045

(Indeed, Reelin' should be higher) :smt023 :wink:
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LD100 wrote: Mon Jun 12, 2023 5:58 am (Indeed, Reelin' should be higher) :smt023 :wink:
You know it makes sense ........ :smt023 :smt023 :smt023
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LD100 wrote: Mon Jun 12, 2023 5:58 am
I like them all...I couldn't even think of putting them in a ranking order...
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