Annotation

24k gold "Ultimate MasterDisc"

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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 FM
4:51
2 Black Friday
4.5 3:40
3 Babylon Sisters
5 5:50
4 Deacon Blues
4.35 7:35
5 Bodhisattva
3.65 5:19
6 Hey Nineteen
4 5:08
7 Do It Again
4.15 5:57
8 Peg
4.65 3:57
9 Rikki Don’t Lose That Number
5 4:32
10 Reeling in the Years
5 4:39
11 East St. Louis Toodle‐Oo
2:49
12 Kid Charlemagne
4 4:39
13 My Old School
4 5:49
14 Bad Sneakers
3:19

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
United States (1978 – 1980) (tracks 3, 6)
acoustic guitar:
Dean Parks (track 9)
drums (drum set):
Jim Gordon (Drummer (Derek and the Dominos)) (tracks 9, 11)
Jim Hodder (tracks 5, 7, 13)
Rick Marotta (track 8)
Jeff Porcaro (1974-11 – 1975-01) (tracks 2, 14)
Rick Marotta (1978 – 1980) (track 6)
Bernard “Pretty” Purdie (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
bass guitar:
Walter Becker (track 7)
Chuck Rainey (American bassist) (track 8)
Chuck Rainey (American bassist) (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
bass guitar and guitar:
Walter Becker (1978 – 1980) (track 6)
strings arranger:
Johnny Mandel (American composer and arranger) (track 1)
membranophone:
Jim Hodder (track 10)
Jeff Porcaro (track 1)
synthesizer:
Donald Fagen (track 4)
Clavinet:
Don Grolnick (track 8)
Clavinet and electric piano:
Don Grolnick (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
guitar:
Larry Carlton (tracks 4, 12)
Denny Dias (tracks 10, 13)
Steve Khan (track 8)
Hugh McCracken (1974-11 – 1975-01) (track 14)
Steve Khan (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
Hugh McCracken (1978 – 1980) (track 6)
bass:
Walter Becker (tracks 4–5, 9–10, 13)
Chuck Rainey (American bassist) (track 12)
Chuck Rainey (American bassist) (1974-11 – 1975-01) (track 14)
bass and guitar:
Walter Becker (track 11)
bass and guitar family:
Walter Becker (track 1)
Walter Becker (1974-11 – 1975-01) (track 2)
banjo:
Dean Parks (track 11)
electric piano:
Victor Feldman (jazz musician) (track 4)
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (track 8)
electric piano and synthesizer:
Donald Fagen (1978 – 1980) (track 6)
percussion:
Gary Coleman (US percussionist) (track 8)
Denny Dias (track 11)
Victor Feldman (jazz musician) (tracks 1, 7–9)
Victor Feldman (jazz musician) (1974-11 – 1975-01) (track 14)
Crusher Bennett (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
Victor Feldman (jazz musician) (1978 – 1980) (track 6)
Steve Gadd (drummer) (1978 – 1980) (track 6)
steel guitar:
Cosmo Creek (track 1)
keyboard:
Donald Fagen (track 7)
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (track 12)
Don Grolnick (track 12)
Michael Omartian (1974-11 – 1975-01) (track 2)
David Paich (1974-11 – 1975-01) (track 2)
alto saxophone and keyboard:
Donald Fagen (track 11)
alto saxophone, clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Tom Scott (saxophonist, Blues Brothers, LA Express, Starsky & Hutch) (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
piano:
Donald Fagen (tracks 1, 10, 13)
Michael Omartian (track 9)
Michael Omartian (1974-11 – 1975-01) (track 14)
piano and synthesizer:
Donald Fagen (track 5)
bass clarinet:
George Marge (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
horn arranger:
Tom Scott (saxophonist, Blues Brothers, LA Express, Starsky & Hutch) (track 4)
Jimmie Haskell (track 13)
tenor saxophone:
Pete Christlieb (tracks 1, 4)
Lyricon:
Tom Scott (saxophonist, Blues Brothers, LA Express, Starsky & Hutch) (track 8)
guitar family:
Larry Carlton (track 4)
Lee Ritenour (track 4)
flugelhorn and trumpet:
Randy Brecker (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
assistant engineer:
Tim Weston (track 7)
background vocals:
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (track 8)
Venetta Fields (tracks 4, 12)
Patricia Hall (track 13)
Clydie King (tracks 4, 12)
Myrna Matthews (track 13)
Sherlie Matthews (US vocalist) (tracks 4, 12–13)
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (tracks 8, 12)
David Palmer (early Steely Dan vocalist) (track 10)
Timothy B. Schmit (tracks 1, 9)
Michael McDonald (R&B & soul singer) (1974-11 – 1975-01) (track 14)
Patti Austin (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
Frank Floyd (US soul disco funk singer) (1978 – 1980) (track 6)
Diva Gray (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
Gordon Grody (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
Lani Groves (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
Leslie Miller (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
Zachary Sanders (1978 – 1980) (track 6)
Toni Wine (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
background vocals and lead vocals:
Donald Fagen (tracks 9–10, 12)
Donald Fagen (1974-11 – 1975-01) (track 14)
composer:
Walter Becker (tracks 3–4, 6, 8)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (track 11)
Donald Fagen (tracks 3–4, 6, 8)
Bubber Miley (track 11)
engineer:
Roger Nichols (US mastering, recording engineer and producer) (tracks 2, 7, 11, 14)
lead vocals:
Donald Fagen (tracks 1, 4–5, 7–8, 11, 13)
Donald Fagen (1974-11 – 1975-01) (track 2)
Donald Fagen (1978 – 1980) (tracks 3, 6)
lyricist:
Walter Becker (tracks 4, 8)
Donald Fagen (tracks 4, 8)
producer:
Gary Katz (tracks 2, 7, 11, 14)
solo guitar:
Jeff “Skunk” Baxter (tracks 9, 13)
Jay Graydon (track 8)
Elliott Randall (track 10)
Walter Becker (1974-11 – 1975-01) (track 14)
solo guitar family:
Denny Dias (tracks 5, 7)
vocals:
Donald Fagen (1978 – 1980) (track 6)
writer:
Walter Becker (tracks 1–2, 5, 7, 9–10, 12–14)
Donald Fagen (tracks 1–2, 5, 7, 9–10, 12–14)
phonographic copyright by:
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (tracks 2, 14)
publisher:
MCA Music Ltd. (track 9)
Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd. (1977) (track 2)
Rudolf Slezak Musikverlag (1977) (track 2)
recorded at:
ABC Recording Studios (recording studio associated with ABC Records, active circa 1970s) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1974-11 – 1975-01) (tracks 2, 14)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Champion by Kanye West (track 12)
Eye Know by De La Soul (track 8)
later parody versions:
Livin' in Revere (track 10)
Rolin' in the Yeast (track 10)
later versions:
recording of:
Bodhisattva (track 5)
Deacon Blues (track 4)
Do It Again (track 7)
FM (track 1)
Kid Charlemagne (track 12)
My Old School (track 13)
Peg (track 8)
Bad Sneakers (1974-11 – 1975-01) (track 14)
Black Friday (1974-11 – 1975-01) (track 2)
Babylon Sisters (1978 – 1980) (track 3)
Hey Nineteen (1978 – 1980) (track 6)
referred to in medleys: