Alive in America

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Alive in America
Steely Dan - Alive in America.jpg
Live album by
ReleasedOctober 17, 1995
RecordedAugust 19, 1993 – September 19, 1994
GenreJazz rock
Length66:36
LabelGiant
ProducerDonald Fagen
Steely Dan chronology
Gaucho
(1980)
Alive in America
(1995)
Plush TV Jazz-Rock Party
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[2]
Rolling Stone2/5 stars[3]

Alive in America is a live album by the American jazz rock group Steely Dan, released in 1995. It is Steely Dan's first live album. The album comprises recordings from their 1993 and 1994 tours, which were the first live Steely Dan performances since 1974.

Track listing[edit]

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

No.TitleRecording location and dateLength
1."Babylon Sisters"St. Petersburg, Florida, August 19, 19946:47
2."Green Earrings"Irvine, California, September 10, 19935:20
3."Bodhisattva"Detroit, Michigan, August 27, 19945:47
4."Reelin' In the Years"Chicago, Illinois, August 26, 19946:24
5."Josie"Phoenix, Arizona, September 18, 19946:12
6."Book of Liars" (Walter Becker)Phoenix, Arizona, September 6, 19934:19
7."Peg"Detroit, Michigan, August 27, 19944:19
8."Third World Man"Charlotte, North Carolina, September 19, 19936:38
9."Kid Charlemagne"Detroit, Michigan, August 27, 19945:16
10."Sign in Stranger"Detroit, Michigan, August 27, 19946:34
11."Aja"Irvine, California, September 17, 19949:00

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Donald Fagen
  • Engineers: Phil Burnett, Roger Nichols
  • Directors: Warren Bernhardt, Drew Zingg
  • Morpheus Lights Technician: Bryce Heugel

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1995 The Billboard 200 40

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (2011). "Alive in America - Steely Dan | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 July 2011.
  2. ^ Chris Willman. Entertainment Weekly review October 20, 1995
  3. ^ Kot, Greg (2011). "Steely Dan: Alive In America : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". web.archive.org. Archived from the original on April 17, 2008. Retrieved 22 July 2011.