What year was Rikki don’t lose that number?
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. The song features Jim Gordon on drums, as does the bulk of the Pretzel Logic album. The guitar solo is by Jeff “Skunk” Baxter who would soon go on to join The Doobie Brothers.
Who is Rikki?
“Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” is a short story in the 1894 anthology The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling about adventures of a valiant young Indian grey mongoose. The Book 5 of Panchatantra, an ancient Indian collection, includes the mongoose and snake story, an inspiration for the “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” story.
Did Horace Silver Sue Steely Dan?
But Silver didn’t sue the Dan — perhaps recognizing the jazz ethos to which they claim in interview after interview. While a borrowing in rock and roll may be cause for litigation, jazz musicians frequently reference other works of music in moments of improvisation.
Did Chevy Chase play drums for Steely Dan?
DID YOU KNOW: Actor Chevy Chase was the drummer for Donald Fagen & Walter Becker’s band before they made their first record as Steely Dan? What’s your #CoolMusicFact?