Matt from Burlington, Vt90% sure it's a rhodes, but it doesn't sounds like one. I think you might be right that it is a clavinet
Mark from Ann Arbor, MiI have to echo Andrew's comments (and most of yours). This is such a tasty tune. Pay close attention to not only the lead, but also the rhythym and how it walks the line with the keys (I think it's a clavinet that's being played by Fagen here - Stevie Wonder often used a clavinet back in the day). At 1:47 the bridge unfolds and at 2:07 the first to two incrediblly-textured solos takes place, which is bookended by a similarly tasty one at 2:30.
By far, one of the most underrated bands of all time. Sure, they have a loyal following, but for whatever reason, some people can't seem to embrace their craft...and that's just such a shame.
Andy from Rockaway , NyGreat tune, and agree, underated.
Ed from Incognito, IlOne of the best drum-fills in music, ever! Right before the solo. Thank you so much, Bernard Purdee!
Ron from Moncton, Canadaoff the steely dan masterpiece the royal scam. still play their music today and still sounds as timeless as when it was released
Joni from New York, NySupposed Walter Becker grew up around where I live and works in NYC. I think I saw him in a diner.
Joni from New York, NyVery good musically, as well as creativity wise. I wish I had been around when Steely Dan was at it's prime...curse being young!
Michael from Houston, TxThe best Steely Dan song not featured on their Show Biz Kids compilation, very underrated.
Andrew from Raleigh, NcThis has a great guitar solo by Denny Dias and another guitar solo by Elliot Randall.
"The Night Chicago Died" was written and recorded by the British group Paper Lace. They talk about Al Capone in the song, but got a lot of details wrong - understandable since they wrote it based on gangster movies.