Reelin' In The Years
Steely Dan
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Are you reelin' in the years
Stowin' away the time
Are you gatherin' up the tears
Have you had enough of mine

1973
11
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1973
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • from Steely Dan's debut album, Can't Buy a Thrill (1972)
  • Elliott Randall: lead guitar
  • Guitar World magazine readers ranked Elliott Randall's guitar solo in "Reelin in the Years" as the 40th best guitar solo of all time; Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has said the guitar solo is his favorite solo of all time
  • Steely Dan:
         Donald Fagen - acoustic and electric pianos, organ, lead vocals, backing vocals
         Walter Becker - electric bass, backing vocals, lead vocals
         Jeff "Skunk" Baxter - guitar, pedal steel guitar
         Denny Dias - guitar, electric sitar
         Jim Hodder - drums, percussion, lead vocals, backing vocals
         David Palmer - lead vocals, backing vocals
  • on "Reelin' In the Years": Donald Fagen- lead vocals, Elliott Randall- lead guitar
  • written by Walter Becker, Donald Fagen
  • produced by Gary Katz
  • engineered by Roger Nichols
  • recorded at The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, CA
  • ABC Records label
  • some 45rpm singles were pressed with the title "Reeling In The Years" not Reelin'
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