The Very Best of Steely Dan: Reelin' In the Years

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The Very Best of Steely Dan: Reelin' In the Years
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Greatest hits album by Steely Dan
Released 1985, 1987
Recorded 1972-1980
Genre Rock
Label MCA Records
Producer Walter Becker,
Donald Fagen
Steely Dan chronology
A Decade of Steely Dan
(1985)A Decade of Steely Dan1985
The Very Best of Steely Dan: Reelin' in the Years
(1985)
The Very Best of Steely Dan: Do It Again
(1987)The Very Best of Steely Dan: Do It Again1987

There are two Steely Dan compilation albums, identically named The Very Best of Steely Dan: Reelin' in the Years and with identical record covers, but with different songs. The first was released in 1985 and the latter in 1987.

Track listing[edit]

All songs are written and composed by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen.

1985 version[edit]

Side one
No. Title Album taken from Length
1. "Do It Again" Can't Buy a Thrill, 1972 5:51
2. "Reelin' in the Years" Can't Buy a Thrill 4:35
3. "My Old School" Countdown to Ecstasy, 1973 5:45
4. "Bodhisattva" Countdown to Ecstasy 5:18
Side two
No. Title {{{extra_column}}} Length
1. "Show Biz Kids" Countdown to Ecstasy 5:20
2. "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" Pretzel Logic, 1974 4:34
3. "Pretzel Logic" Pretzel Logic 4:30
4. "Black Friday" Katy Lied, 1975 3:39
5. "Bad Sneakers" Katy Lied 3:17
Side three
No. Title {{{extra_column}}} Length
1. "Doctor Wu" Katy Lied 3:53
2. "Haitian Divorce" The Royal Scam, 1976 5:48
3. "Kid Charlemagne" The Royal Scam 4:29
4. "The Fez" The Royal Scam 3:54
Side four
No. Title {{{extra_column}}} Length
1. "Peg" Aja, 1977 3:54
2. "Josie" Aja 4:30
3. "Deacon Blues" Aja 7:26
4. "Hey Nineteen" Gaucho, 1980 5:04
5. "Babylon Sisters" Gaucho 5:51

1987 version[edit]

No. Title {{{extra_column}}} Length
1. "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" Pretzel Logic  
2. "Reelin' in the Years" Can't Buy a Thrill  
3. "Kid Charlemagne" The Royal Scam  
4. "Doctor Wu" Katy Lied  
5. "FM (No Static at All)" FM soundtrack, 1978  
6. "My Old School" Countdown to Ecstasy  
7. "The Fez" The Royal Scam  
8. "Do It Again" Can't Buy a Thrill  
9. "Pretzel Logic" Pretzel Logic  
10. "Any Major Dude Will Tell You" Pretzel Logic  
11. "Black Friday" Katy Lied  
12. "Show Biz Kids" Countdown to Ecstasy  
13. "Peg" Aja  
14. "Haitian Divorce" The Royal Scam