Robert Hill For me personally I’ve found it more and more difficult to get into any new music as I’ve gotten older. This is the story of an older man who takes up with a much younger… This is Bob Mann's solo on Rikki Don't Lose That Number. I have a friend in town, he's heard your name 6:55 am. September 6, 2017 @ I can relate. I asked myself why do they get such a bad rap? They laughed because they were cryin’, and Walter most of all. Bill September 7, 2017 @ And you’ve seen all the western movies Lord knows I dig a shit-ton of music now that I never could have seen myself listening to once upon a time. September 5, 2017 @ A couple of Jimmy Buffet’s songs: School Boy Heart and Scarlet Begonias Send it off in a letter to yourself With a gun September 5, 2017 @ Gerry Rafferty of Stealers Wheel is another cool 70s act. 4:54 pm. September 5, 2017 @ 6:09 pm. Rikki Don't Lose That Number 10. [Guitar Solo] September 5, 2017 @ when their album two against nature came out almost 20 years ago a friend I used to carpool to work with played it every other day when he had command of the cd player. I could be wrong but I have seen your face before With a gun You’ll be missed, Walter. We have a very popular cover band in town that specializes in “yacht rock” – mostly 70s and 80s pop rock like Hall & Oats, Kenny Loggins, Billy Joel, etc. Great setlist, tight band and a soundman who knew his stuff. Tight. September 5, 2017 @ For me when I was in HS and for much of college (late 70’s), I wanted my rock-n-roll, straight-forward, guitar heavy and loud. We can go out driving on Slow Hand Row A lot of their music…. It's the only one you own Thanks Trigger. August 21, 2018 @ I love finding new music scenes or sub genres and exploring them. [Intro] As a consequence I find myself taking deep dives into classic artists of many genres in a search for something fresh, strangely enough. I’m too young to have found them in their prime, but I picked up “The Royal Scam” used for $1.99 when I was in high school and didn’t even know anything about them beyond it was a cool cover. Steely Dan never was my bag, but I will readily admit they were supremely talented, as were the musicians who backed them. 7:23 am. Anyway, good for you. Brett You didn’t want anyone else to think you were uncool, like Steely Dan. September 29, 2019 @ September 29, 2019 @ Another excerp from the our performance at the Cutting Room. But when I look around the crowd of 20 and 30-something yuppies, it always looks like they lose the crowd every time they launch into a SD song. I grew up with classic rock radio and I know my way around a SD tune. We wrote this Brazilian bass line and when drummer Jim Gordon heard it, he played his figures. And afterwards, turned and ground their cigarettes on the sidewalk with their heels. You didn’t know what exactly it was you didn’t like about Steely Dan. anyway, intersting viewpoint of one of the great bands. September 5, 2017 @ I guess you kind of scared yourself, you turn and run These guys could write. RIP, Walter Becker….. Mark Random Notes Rikki, don't lose that number Your results may vary. In some ways, they helped legitimize it. So Rikki, don't lose that number,867-5309. Are they trippin on drugs or is it something more? know that Alabama is the Crimson Tide. These mellower 70s rock acts and classic country had a respect for one another certainly. Obsession Song: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" One-Woman Song: "Peg", "Josie" and "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" The Pete Best: Chevy Chase was the drummer for Fagen and Becker's Bard College proto-Steely Dan band The Leather Canary. 4:11 pm. I now have a copy of every group and solo album/cd they ever put out lol, the pistolero September 5, 2017 @ September 8, 2017 @ I’m personally more drawn to their first five albums when there was still a strong rock element to their music, but there’s no question that Aja is a classic and Gaucho does have its charm for me. Barrytown. [Bridge] I can’t talk to you about it. You don't wanna call nobody else You were the man that I saw running from his door I thought our little wild time had just begun Your musical elitism will go up in spades. After becoming musical collaborators as students at New York’s Bard College, Becker and Fagen went on to turn out numerous hit songs during the 1970s, including “Rikki Don’t Lose that Number,” “Deacon Blues,” “Kid Charlemagne,” “Hey Nineteen,” and “My Old School.” September 5, 2017 @ I don’t know what to do. September 7, 2017 @ 10:32. Don't try to call me when they finally run you down Just give fair warning any time you come around With a gun With a gun ... Rikki Don't Lose That Number. But, and this is the big thing, these various genres are best when they stay in there own lanes and that is really where the current music has gone off the rails and I really fear that it is a permanent crack up. Not sure if that is normal or a sign of the quality of new music or a combination of the two. Concert can be good or bad depending on his mood. You might use it if you feel better I mean ‘clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right’ is such a classic line. But you still held your appreciation for Steely Dan close to the vest. Until he caught you with your fingers in the till Grew up with them, though admit they were not a particular favorite until many years later. Send it off in a letter to yourself After all, the band is named after a freaking dildo, and have you seen photos of Donald Fagan and Walter Becker? Acca Dacca The last few shows I’ve been to I notice that they slip more and more Steely Dan covers in, and I admit they do them justice, probably their strongest songs as a matter of fact. When you get home Just give fair warning any time you come around, If you ask a professional musician what they think about Steely Dan, in my experience, they all say, “the best, but they didn’t make good songs.”. The band’s highest charting song (#4) from 1974. But you didn’t like it. I haven’t been that excited about new music that much other than Jason Isbell. 7:34 pm, Still more country than Sam Hunt’s Kelsea Ballerini Tribute Band…, jessie with the long hair Get ’em right back with H&O, but you can’t help but notice it. And so the legacy of Steely Dan was cemented for millions of Americans through the classic rock radio format, whether you grew up listening to the records when they were first released, or got introduced to the band later in life. September 6, 2017 @ The death of Steely Dan’s guitarist and founding member Walter Becker has classic rock fans reminiscing on the band’s legacy, and others reconsidering it. Still don’t get them…but that’s me. At least it’s not Elton John, I guess. Limiting yourself to one genre is kind of depressing really. Tame, tepid, lukewarm and never dangerous. Rikki, don't lose that number. Great drums. BrushHawg. 2:08 pm. [Verse 1] hotkeys: D = random, W = upvote, S = downvote, A = back. just perfection. These guys are fucking lame. Robert Hill It’s a 5.) Just my theory but I think it is common with someone like Steely Dan. 4:23 pm. Les Archer When you get home. I think perhaps you’re confusing them with Three Dog Night. Rikki, don't lose that number You might use it if you feel better. They always were and they always will be. With a gun We lost Rikki's number. September 5, 2017 @ Doug Maybe that’s where Horace heard it, too.” -Donald Fagen http://www.jazzwax.com/2011/07/interview-donald-fagen.html, I thought our little wild time had just begun, http://www.jazzwax.com/2011/07/interview-donald-fagen.html, Rikki Don't Lose That Number by Far Corporation, Ricky Don't Lose That Number by Tom Robinson. With 57 of 242 votes, Rikki Don't Lose That Number is out. After becoming musical collaborators as students at New York’s Bard College, Becker and Fagen went on to turn out numerous hit songs during the 1970s, including “Rikki Don’t Lose that Number,” “Deacon Blues,” “Kid Charlemagne,” “Hey Nineteen,” and “My Old School.” Class act live from the horn section, full compliment of background singers, strings, etc. Look, Steely Dan is not for everyone. Jim 45 Comments. [Instrumental break 2:50-3:30] Woe to the one who does you wrong [Chorus] Six String Richie Love the other comment about listening to guys like these with Keith Whitley, cause we can! And also “The Fez” and “F.M. I vaguely remember their songs being played at Pirates games. They were popular despite themselves, because they were just too good to be ignored, even if they were often misunderstood. It’s so much fun to find new styles of music! Steely Dan reached its peak with Pretzel Logic (1974)—with the hit song “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number”—and Katy Lied (1975). The sax in ‘Baker Street’ is awesome. Some of the absolute best players on their albums. See our events page. Perhaps I should go back and give them another listen. “Soul nourishing stuff” is a good way to describe them. Maybe it even angered you when they played the shorter radio edit version of “Do It Again” that eliminated the keyboard solo. Rikki Don’t Lose That Number 4:33 Steely Dan Track 05 4:33 Christy Snow Undercover Of The Night 4:33 The Rolling Stones Words Can’t Describe 4:33 Sarah Vaughan. Soul nourishing stuff. redoing tracks, and changing arrangements etc. Until it wasn’t. Scotty J Rest in peace, Walter. The two-disk set Philosopher’s Stone is an outstanding work that is later than what is mostly know of him. (No Static At All)”. September 5, 2017 @ And underneath it all? They could have been huge, but they decided to soldier forth with their music via less trodden paths that purposely hung to the side of popularity so as not to corrupt the sentiments they were trying to covey. 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September 5, 2017 @ They were the smartasses in the back of class who made wisecracks, but in their case, they really were smarter than the teacher. [Verse 2] After Becker passed the other day, pulled up some SD on Spotify to give them another listen. 'Baddantakes' has become the unofficial online HQ for Steely Dan riffs, memes, and one-liners. Required fields are marked *, Notify me of follow-up comments via e-mail. ‘Black Cow’ shows they could get funky when they wanted, too. 12:30 pm. 12:55 pm. It's the only one you own Why are they even being played on the classic rock station? Be Sure 12. (Steely Dan’s highest-charting single, 1974’s “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number,” peaked at #4. At some point you started craving those guitar licks on “Reelin’ In The Years.” “Deacon Blues” seemed to encapsulate a depressed mood better than most. 11:36 am. They were the cynics, sure, but they also paid real tribute to the Queen of Soul. Im in my early 30s and as a teenager, i couldnt stand this music, but as ive grown older, i appreciate it more. 4:45 pm. I appreciate their talent and artistry but have to admit after their first album and a few singles here and there, I never got Steely Dan. We hear you're leaving, that's okay As I’ve aged I have really realized how cool it is to like many different styles of music. I disagree with the latter sentiment to a degree, but they are HIGHLY regarded by every musician I’ve come across. Extremely talented song-writers and musicians. After completing the supporting tour for Pretzel Logic , Becker and Fagen decided to retire from live performances and make Steely Dan a studio-based band. 1:23 am. 9 Years Ago ChiTownHustler General Comment: I hear a precursor to "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" in a little riff right after Donald sings, "Tobacco they grow in Peking." September 6, 2017 @ Lol…..your lame worshiping of this mediocre soft rock trash is amusing. 1:52 pm. Packed house. Set In Stone 13. One of the best shows I’ve seen. Released in the spring of 1974, Pretzel Logic returned Steely Dan to the Top Ten on the strength of the single "Rikki Don't Lose That Number." Rikki, don't lose that number Sep 24, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Ande Clayton. Send it off in a letter to yourself 5:29 pm. September 5, 2017 @ Don’t try to call me when they finally run you down Maybe it was Donald Fagan’s high pitched voice, or the sort of quasi disco sound of “Peg” and others. Steely Dan is probably right up at the top as a studio band and as someone who has never really been that into hearing live music I always gravitate to performers that take recorded music seriously and that was really true with Steely Dan. 10:27 am. #7 Rikki Don’t Lose That Number “Rikki” was released in 1974 off the “Pretzel Logic” album and was Steely Dan’s biggest single. September 5, 2017 @ ‘Aja’ and ‘Gaucho’ are musical masterpieces. They were pro musicians who could craft great songs. The man is a genius songwriter. You hear songs like Do it Again or Stealers Wheels’ Stuck in the Middle and wander what in sam hell their talking about?! One way or another, girls just want to have fun. Thanks lentigogirl! 12:33 pm, ‘That’s ‘Retha Franklin she don’t remember the Queen of Soul’, Sean Murphy Feb 28, 2020 - TRAILER PARK BOYS. “There was never a conscious thought about picking up Horace Silver’s intro. Did you pay the other man with the piece in your hand Because Steely Dan was cool. [Verse 2] I have a friend in town, he's heard your name. SD were definitely an “uncool” band with “uncool” songs that takes time and experience to fully appreciate, even if you never gravitate to full fandom. I think they’re a group that some people who know me as a rootsy/rock music enthusiast would be surprised to find how much I love them, but I think that’s because of how they’ve classified/written off as soulless jazz pop by so many. 7:18 am. I will never understand the backlash. Best part is though, its just dang good music. With A … And yes, that’s probably classic rock radio’s fault. Parker's Band. And leave him lying in the rain? Some of their songs are so overwhelmingly enticing that I get mesmerized: “Do It Again,” “Reelin' In the Years,” “Rikki Don't Lose That Number,” “FM (No Static at All),” “Hey Nineteen.” Those are probably their most played songs on the radio, and I bet most have heard of them. You don't wanna call nobody else They played music that top Nashville session players admired. But you don't even know your mind I only saw them live twice but they are high on my list of favorites. 4:38 pm. As I got older and started appreciating more music including jazz, I found their music much more interesting. You tell yourself you're not my kind After this, it’s time for Pink Floyd and Rush! With Steely Dan, I similarly found myself enjoying them more as I got older. Bob will of course be on our next gig at the Lizzie Rose Music Hall in Tuckerton, NJ. Tight might be the best description. Don’t expect any audience interaction. Steely Dan is Jimmy buffet level elevator music at best. So there you were being force fed “Reelin’ In The Years” and “Do It Again” over and over again with no recourse, and telling your fellow classic rock buddies how much Steely Dan sucked. As for songs, I still love “T.B. I’m jealous. 1:41 pm, Maybe not one of my favorite bands, but the Dan had some songs I like — including the ones mentioned in the article, plus “Reelin’ in the Years,” “Rikki, Don’t Lose That Number,” “My Old School,” “Hey, Nineteen,” and “Cousin Dupree” (from the Grammy-winning ‘Two Against Nature’). My wife enjoys them, and I appreciate them for their talent even if I wouldn’t make any effort on my own to attend their shows. When you get home I was like two years old when they released their first album so I obviously wasn’t a fan of theirs when they were in their prime but I found them later on. Pretzel Logic. September 6, 2017 @ And the radio kept playing them, because that’s what classic rock radio does. You may also dig this band too…A title dusting of Fagen & Becker. He slapped your hand so you settled up your bill. For me, especially at 48, the song “Hey Nineteen” has become an insightful favorite. Scotty J Good speakers and a subwoofer are essential. Gena R. 1:08 pm. Corncaster As for the piano line, I think I had heard it on an old Sergio Mendes album. Corncaster Perfect time. Suggestive lyrics. “Now all those day-glo freaks who used to paint the face, they’ve joined the human race, some things well never change!”, Stringbuzz "Hey Nineteen" was the first single from Steely Dan's 1980 release, Gaucho. Like it does for every band, classic rock radio condensed what was otherwise a quite involved and diverse musical legacy down to a few select tracks that it summarily shoved down your throat for decades and decades until you loved to hate it, but for some sadistic reason couldn’t stop listening, possibly because it still was better than Top 40, or the country format after the Class of ’89, and Pandora and Spotify were still decades away. 3:30 pm, used to hate these guys when I was young even though id only heard a few of their songs. Steely Dan is a weird band. And they could turn up the wick and wail. https://youtu.be/Z0rVFjhRL7w, Jack Williams 8:08 pm, that’s too harsh, but it’s true they had their straw men and boogeymen, just like ginger, Flying J Scotty J Set 1: Blueport^^, Your Gold Teeth, Aja#, Hey Nineteen^, Show Biz Kids, Black Cow, Black Friday, Time Out of Mind#, Daddy Don't Live in That New York City No More*, Deacon Blues, Bodhisattva, Rikki Don't Lose That Number, Do It Again, Razor Boy** > … Created with the Imgflip Meme Generator. Maybe you knew that despite the narrow playlist on the radio, Steely Dan had even better deep cuts, or hadn’t stopped recording in the 70’s, despite the radio ignoring it. That being said, I loathe them for their snarky, unabashed hatred of middle America, and the South specifically. Let’s face it, it’s sort of a weird band that’s too jazzy to be progressive rock, and too rock to be considered jazz, that was slotted into the slosh pit of the classic rock space by Clear Channel some 35 years ago, and asked to fend for itself among legacy AC/DC and Lynyrd Skynyrd cuts. 6:25 pm. September 8, 2017 @ Why Don't You Tell Me So 11. Si comme le rappelait Le Monde récemment "le lien n'est pas établi entre rap et psychopathes", les tarés sont partis en … But if you have a change of heart I remember seeing Clint Black on an episode of Austin City Limits back in maybe the early 2000’s, and randomly Clint and the band decided to launch into a straight, uninterpreted version of Steely Dan’s “Josie.” It was even one of those Steely Dan songs that veers uncomfortably close to funk or disco. RIKKI DON'T LOSE THAT NUMBER (1974) by Steely Dan 04:16 Gus Dapperton - Moodna, Once With Grace 03:20 Todd Rundgren-I Saw the Light 02:56. [Outro] It’s because of Steely Dan that two or three generations of hipsters, psychedelics etc. Hence the (delicious) expression, pretzel logic.The term is evidenced by at least 1967 in American Opinion, a magazine of the far-right, anticommunist John Birch Society.. Pretzel logic is used to describe inconsistent, illogical thinking that, once scrutinized, doesn’t stand up. September 5, 2017 @ September 5, 2017 @ Scotty J Thank for the article, Trig!!! Rikki, don't lose that number I love, love, love Steely Dan and I just treasure their albums. [Chorus] You might use it if you feel better Yet that was the first time I realized it could be cool to like a Steely Dan song, even as a country fan. You must be like me, on satelite radio im constantly switching between Willies Roadhouse, Outlaw Country, and the Bridge. It would be an understatement to say that it had a good run. Yep, this was me also. They were like The Band. Can’t say I’ve ever heard the same song twice by them. You were the founders of the clinic on the hill Did you pay the other man with the piece in your hand Your email address will not be published. Great guitar. And you could have a change of heart It’s not for everyone. Haha, BrushHawg [Chorus] With you 100% about loving many styles. blue demon September 5, 2017 @ You hide in the bushes Instrumental 2 15. The album was two years in the making and required 42 studio musicians to complete as Donald Fagen and Walter Becker dealt with creative, personal and professional issues. 4:55 pm. These guys aren’t cool. Trigger You will be what you are just the same 12.1k members in the SteelyDan community. And you could have a change of heart September 5, 2017 @ You might use it if you feel better It’s a 5.) Trying educate myself about Van Morrison (because we are going to go see him open for Willie Nelson this Sunday), I came across these guys. Sam Cody Brett "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" is a single released in 1974 by rock/jazz rock group Steely Dan and the opening track of their third album Pretzel Logic. She Said She Will 14. -Ed. 5:00 pm, Cool you mentioned him cause Waylon covered Bakerstreet on Hangin Tough. 11:38 am. Lone Wolf You don't wanna call nobody else Jack Williams A classic pretzel is circular, full of holes, and twists in on itself—just like faulty reasoning. Discover (and save!) It can be as simple or complex as we want it. EW in DFW Devo got the idea for their "Whip It" video from an article about a guy who owned a dude ranch and charged people to watch him remove his wife's clothes with a bullwhip. They are the warm washcloths of soft rock. 3 . Through With Buzz. Kingpete Saturate before using. Maybe not one of my favorite bands, but the Dan had some songs I like — including the ones mentioned in the article, plus “Reelin’ in the Years,” “Rikki, Don’t Lose That Number,” “My Old School,” “Hey, Nineteen,” and “Cousin Dupree” (from the Grammy-winning ‘Two Against Nature’). You will be what you are just the same Steely Dan didn’t fit that. We could stay inside and play games, I don't know IMAGE DESCRIPTION: Hey, Mickey! September 5, 2017 @ 6:00 am. Steely Dan is part of what i like to call the “thinking mans rock.” Along with others like the Blue Oyster Cult Dire Straits (who i really dig) or Supertramp, very insightful lyrics with intricate instrumentation. It was the most successful single of the group's career, peaking at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the summer of 1974. These bands are so talented as both musicians and lyricists. Your email address will not be published. So I can absolutely love Steely Dan and Led Zeppelin and Fleetwood Mac and Waylon Jennings and Keith Whitley and Sidney Bechet. 09. 10:27 pm, Brett, I’m right out there with though as a Texan, I tend to lean to Outlaw Country. Great horns. Some of their tunes have among the most complex and interesting chords changes and arrangements in rock. Rating: +4 3 Replies. your own Pins on Pinterest , Also, Walter (RIP ) produced Rickie Lee Jones’ excellent 1989 LP ‘Flying Cowboys,’ and co-wrote the lovely opening track “The Horses.” , Erik North Rikki, don't lose that number 1:52 pm. Dragging pop music into its high modernist phase, Becker and Fagen took musical ideas from the entire American spectrum, especially jazz, and compressed them into immediately accessible three-minute vignettes. You owed him money but you gave him something more Caption this Meme. They wrote great lyrics, great music, and they hired the best. Sharp. Craftsmanship. Becker along with fellow bandmate Donald Fagen wrote some of the 1970s biggest hits, including 'Rikki Don't Lose that Number', 'Do It Again' and 'Reelin' in the Years'. Perfect groove. Ahhh….yet another cool thing that Clint did on accident that Garth could never do on purpose. They dab at you with a somewhat haunting, simple, obtuse, plain sound, and that all at once. They’ll never be my favorite band. They were the Hunter S. Thompson of American pop music. Now you have 5 songs stuck in your head, you're welcome! It's the only one you own 7:43 pm. It's the only one you own. September 5, 2017 @ With a gun July You're A … Any Major Dude Will Tell You. September 5, 2017 @ Intelligent music with soul. Your right, the sax is killer on that one! sbach66 8:10 pm, hoptowntiger94 Another group I enjoyed more as I aged was Moody Blues for similar reasons. It was just uncool to like them. Earbuds or computer speakers won’t cut it. A little too slick and sterile for me. Pat Padua September 28, 2010 at 10:27 am. All of a sudden, despite the continued coolness of bagging on Steely Dan and Supertramp as the denizens of uncool on the classic rock format, you began to understand why they were essential. I’m not going to press charges.” Fagen’s band, Steely Dan, is a popular jazz/rock outfit who debuted in 1972 and are known for songs like “Reelin’ in the Years” and “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number.” The … I have been going through more 60’s/70’s music looking for stuff I like that maybe I missed/ignored back then. Sheets”. Instead of Baby Mozart, my wife and I played Van Morrison all night long for our daughter for years. September 5, 2017 @ This promptly satisfies the mandatory requirement to mention Chevy Chase in any article or entry on Steely Dan. Welcome to r/SteelyDan, the best place on the internet to discuss Walter Becker and Donald Fagen, the … That song would appear on their next album after this one. September 6, 2017 @ September 6, 2017 @ If your life’s purpose is to throw up the devil horns every chance you get, when a song like Steely Dan’s “Peg” comes on, you don’t know what to do with yourself. Their recordings are awesome! E: Cazenovia Casanova 16. I think they were one of the bands with the money and backing to do it, that spend years, recording one album. 2:08 pm, Luckyoldsun 6:22 am. It has an iconic opening, with percussion and xylophone, followed by the sound of chimes, before breaking into: One reason ive grown to like bands like this is how their songs are very open to interpretation. They set benchmarks and high standards. And just to get this on the record, yes, Walter Becker and Donald Fagen were the frontmen of Steely Dan, but the musicians they had with them came from a wide swath of the L.A. session mafia of the 1970s, including Michael McDonald (of the Doobie Brothers), drummer Rick Marotta, and keyboardist Don Grolnick (the latter two of whom worked with Jackson Browne and Linda Ronstadt), to name just three. And leave him lying in the rain? Maybe you had a sense that behind the scenes, among the population of musicians themselves, there was a much higher regard for Steely Dan because of the way they were able to slither complexity into pop and rock music in a way that allowed the population to be receptive to it. When you get home But it shouldn’t be uncool to like their music. Gumslasher I’ve seen him a few times in concert. But I thought they did some really cool stuff. Night By Night. A damn fine band. 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