Greatest Hits (Steely Dan album)

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Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by Steely Dan
Released November 30, 1978
Recorded 1972-77
Genre Rock
Length 79:17
Label ABC Records
Producer Gary Katz
Steely Dan chronology
Greatest Hits
(1978)
Steely Dan (Japan)
(1978)

Greatest Hits is a compilation album by Steely Dan, released in 1978. It has sold over two million units in America.

The double album includes tracks from the band's first six studio albums and includes a previously unreleased song, "Here at the Western World", which was recorded during the sessions for The Royal Scam but not included on that album.

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Track listing[edit]

All songs by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen except where noted.

Side one[edit]

  1. "Do It Again" – 5:50
  2. "Reelin' In the Years" – 4:35
  3. "My Old School" – 5:45
  4. "Bodhisattva" – 5:18

Side two[edit]

  1. "Show Biz Kids" – 5:21
  2. "East St. Louis Toodle-oo" (Duke Ellington, Bubber Miley) – 2:46
  3. "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" – 4:34
  4. "Pretzel Logic" – 4:30
  5. "Any Major Dude Will Tell You" – 3:06

Side three[edit]

  1. "Here at the Western World" – 4:00 (previously unreleased)
  2. "Black Friday" – 3:39
  3. "Bad Sneakers" – 3:16
  4. "Doctor Wu" – 3:53
  5. "Haitian Divorce" – 5:48

Side four[edit]

  1. "Kid Charlemagne" – 4:38
  2. "The Fez" (Becker, Fagen, Paul Griffin) – 3:54
  3. "Peg" – 3:54
  4. "Josie" – 4:30

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1978 Pop Albums 30