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The best album by Steely Dan is Aja which is ranked number 223 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 10,120.

Steely Dan is ranked number 122 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 23,595.

Members who like this artist also like: Led Zeppelin, Neil Young and Pink Floyd.

Steely Dan official website: http://www.steelydan.com

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Steely Dan best albums

The following albums by Steely Dan are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

AjaUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1977Appears in:365 charts
Rank in 1977:7Rank Score:10,120
Rank in 1970s56Overall Rank:223
Average Rating:  82/100 (484 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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2.

Can't Buy A ThrillUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1972Appears in:190 charts
Rank in 1972:16Rank Score:3,207
Rank in 1970s153Overall Rank:629
Average Rating:  81/100 (278 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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3.

Pretzel LogicUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1974Appears in:175 charts
Rank in 1974:16Rank Score:2,251
Rank in 1970s208Overall Rank:867
Average Rating:  79/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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4.

Katy LiedUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1975Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 1975:15Rank Score:2,066
Rank in 1970s215Overall Rank:939
Average Rating:  79/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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5.

Countdown To EcstasyUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1973Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 1973:29Rank Score:1,905
Rank in 1970s233Overall Rank:1,016
Average Rating:  79/100 (203 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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6.

GauchoUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1980Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 1980:25Rank Score:1,665
Rank in 1980s185Overall Rank:1,140
Average Rating:  75/100 (163 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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7.

The Royal ScamUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1976Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 1976:27Rank Score:1,438
Rank in 1970s292Overall Rank:1,278
Average Rating:  80/100 (153 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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8.

Two Against NatureUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:2000Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 2000:85Rank Score:368
Rank in 2000s941Overall Rank:3,836
Average Rating:  74/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Everything Must GoUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:2003Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 2003:131Rank Score:268
Rank in 2000s1,215Overall Rank:4,914
Average Rating:  73/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

Citizen
Compilation
United States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1993Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1993:197Rank Score:111
Rank in 1990s2,016Overall Rank:9,684
Average Rating:  80/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 122

This may not be a complete discography for Steely Dan. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Steely Dan best tracks

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1.Rikki Don't Lose That Number
(from the album Pretzel Logic)
 89/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.Reelin' In The Years
(from the album Can't Buy A Thrill)
 87/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.Doctor Wu
(from the album Katy Lied)
 86/100 (48 votes)
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4.Peg
(from the album Aja)
 86/100 (95 votes)
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5.Do It Again
(from the album Can't Buy A Thrill)
 85/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.Deacon Blues
(from the album Aja)
 85/100 (102 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.Bad Sneakers
(from the album Katy Lied)
 85/100 (44 votes)
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8.Black Cow
(from the album Aja)
 85/100 (91 votes)
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9.Kid Charlemagne
(from the album The Royal Scam)
 85/100 (51 votes)
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10.Bodhisattva
(from the album Countdown To Ecstasy)
 84/100 (48 votes)
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11.Any Major Dude Will Tell You
(from the album Pretzel Logic)
 84/100 (57 votes)
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12.Aja
(from the album Aja)
 84/100 (97 votes)
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13.Hey Nineteen
(from the album Gaucho)
 83/100 (50 votes)
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14.Pretzel Logic
(from the album Pretzel Logic)
 83/100 (52 votes)
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15.Night By Night
(from the album Pretzel Logic)
 83/100 (51 votes)
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16.My Old School
(from the album Countdown To Ecstasy)
 83/100 (48 votes)
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17.Black Friday
(from the album Katy Lied)
 83/100 (48 votes)
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18.Dirty Work
(from the album Can't Buy A Thrill)
 83/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.Haitian Divorce
(from the album The Royal Scam)
 82/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Doctor Wu
(from the album Citizen)
 82/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Steely Dan ratings

Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 84 votes)
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From Matt-R 11/14/2016 02:16
One of my favorite bands of all time, but it is obvious that the albums after Aja weren't very good. While not bad, they possibly got too grown up for me.
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From Dyerwolf1 01/10/2015 00:40
Exceptional band from reelin in the years to a couple of really xlint solo albums.
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From Leanedge 02/06/2014 18:40
Incredible band. Aja, The Royal Scam, Gaucho, they impress me every time.
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From skelter54 04/11/2013 20:27
Fantastic Band. Todos sus discos son buenos o muy buenos.
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95/100
From Crusaderlord 04/16/2012 08:45
Great band - Pretzel Logic, Cant Buy A Thrill and Royal Scam all great albums
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From RFNAPLES 05/04/2010 21:34
Best album: Pretzel Logic
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90/100
From oodood 04/26/2010 01:57
An all-time fave. They're still relevant
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