Retro of the day: Steely Dan
“Reelin’ In The Years” (sometimes Reeling In The Years) is a song by jazz rock band Steely Dan, released as the second single from their 1972 album, Can’t Buy a Thrill. It reached number 11 in the Billboard charts. The song was written by Donald Fagen and Walter Becker and features Fagen on vocals.
The song was also a #11 hit on the Pop singles chart in 1973. In March 2005, Q magazine placed the song at number 95 in its list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks.