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The best album by Steely Dan is Aja which is ranked number 214 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 10,691.

Steely Dan is ranked number 119 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 24,309.

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:387 charts
Rank in 1977:7Rank Score:10,691
Rank in 1970s55Overall Rank:214
Average Rating:  82/100 (503 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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2.

Can't Buy A ThrillUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1972Appears in:198 charts
Rank in 1972:16Rank Score:3,146
Rank in 1970s159Overall Rank:655
Average Rating:  81/100 (291 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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3.

Pretzel LogicUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1974Appears in:183 charts
Rank in 1974:15Rank Score:2,346
Rank in 1970s204Overall Rank:856
Average Rating:  80/100 (275 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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4.

Katy LiedUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1975Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 1975:15Rank Score:2,084
Rank in 1970s219Overall Rank:956
Average Rating:  79/100 (197 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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5.

Countdown To EcstasyUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1973Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 1973:29Rank Score:1,911
Rank in 1970s233Overall Rank:1,039
Average Rating:  79/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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6.

GauchoUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1980Appears in:119 charts
Rank in 1980:24Rank Score:1,722
Rank in 1980s185Overall Rank:1,139
Average Rating:  75/100 (172 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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The Royal ScamUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1976Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 1976:25Rank Score:1,481
Rank in 1970s289Overall Rank:1,273
Average Rating:  80/100 (160 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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8.

Two Against NatureUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:2000Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 2000:87Rank Score:364
Rank in 2000s961Overall Rank:3,949
Average Rating:  74/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Everything Must GoUnited States Steely Dan
Year of Release:2003Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 2003:135Rank Score:262
Rank in 2000s1,253Overall Rank:5,106
Average Rating:  72/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

Citizen
Compilation
United States Steely Dan
Year of Release:1993Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1993:212Rank Score:106
Rank in 1990s2,132Overall Rank:10,245
Average Rating:  78/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 119

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 (86 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.Reelin' In The Years
(from the album Can't Buy A Thrill)
 87/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.Doctor Wu
(from the album Katy Lied)
 86/100 (52 votes)
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4.Kid Charlemagne
(from the album The Royal Scam)
 86/100 (55 votes)
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5.Peg
(from the album Aja)
 86/100 (98 votes)
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6.Do It Again
(from the album Can't Buy A Thrill)
 86/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.Deacon Blues
(from the album Aja)
 86/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Bad Sneakers
(from the album Katy Lied)
 85/100 (48 votes)
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9.Black Cow
(from the album Aja)
 85/100 (94 votes)
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10.Bodhisattva
(from the album Countdown To Ecstasy)
 84/100 (49 votes)
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11.Any Major Dude Will Tell You
(from the album Pretzel Logic)
 84/100 (58 votes)
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12.Aja
(from the album Aja)
 84/100 (100 votes)
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13.My Old School
(from the album Countdown To Ecstasy)
 84/100 (50 votes)
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14.Hey Nineteen
(from the album Gaucho)
 84/100 (51 votes)
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15.Doctor Wu
(from the album Citizen)
 84/100 (7 votes)
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16.Pretzel Logic
(from the album Pretzel Logic)
 84/100 (54 votes)
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17.Night By Night
(from the album Pretzel Logic)
 84/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Black Friday
(from the album Katy Lied)
 83/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Dirty Work
(from the album Can't Buy A Thrill)
 83/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Haitian Divorce
(from the album The Royal Scam)
 83/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Steely Dan ratings

Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 86 votes)
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85/100
01/19/2017 08:11
81/100
 
80/100
01/01/2017 18:06
72/100
 
85/100
12/17/2016 02:46
88/100
 
95/100
12/07/2016 07:11
90/100
 
90/100
11/20/2016 17:16
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97/100

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From flamingyesdept 01/07/2017 21:51
Virtually unrivalled string of masterpieces from 1972-1980. Beautiful and brilliantly immaculately crafted stuff.
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85/100
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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