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Note: The songs on this album represent
certain fantasies that might have been entertained by a young man
growing up in the remote suburbs of a northeastern city
during the late fifties and early sixties,
i.e., one of my general height, weight and build.

Songs composed and arranged by Donald Fagen except Ruby Baby which is by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller and arranged by Donald Fagen

All songs © 1982 Freejunket Music ASCAP. Ruby Baby © 1955, 1963 Chappell & Co. Inc/Quintet Music Inc./ Bienstock Pub. Co. ASCAP. All rights adm. by Chappell & Co., Inc. (Intersong Music Publishers). All rights reserved. Lyrics reprinted by permission

Horns arranged by Rob Mounsey and Donald Fagen

Recorded and mixed entirely on 3M digital 32 track and 4 track machines at Soundworks Digital Audio/Video Recording Studios, N.Y., Village Recorders, L.A., and Automated Sound, N.Y.

Chief Engineer: Roger Nichols
Overdub engineer: Daniel Lazerus
Tracking and mixdown: Elliot Scheiner
Sequencing, percussion and special effecs: Roger Nichols and WENDEL II
Digital maintenance: Wayne Yurgelun, Mike Morongell (Soundworks); Bill Roach and Jiri Donovsky (3M)
Assistant engineers: Wayne Yurgelun, Mike Morongell; also Cheryl Smith and Robin Lane
Original Mastering: Bob Ludwig at Masterdisk, N.Y.C.

Jeff Porcaro courtesy of Columbia Records
Valerie Simpson courtesy of Capitol Records
Greg Phillinganes courtesy of Planet Records

Special thanks to Mary Melia, Jerry Garszva, Valerie Simpson, Jeff Porcaro, Mo Ostin, Clyde Tate, Barbara Schur, Andy Frank, Len Freedman, Irving Azoff, Dick LaPalm, Ernest Caputeo, Irwin Fisch, Joy Askew, Frank Dickinson, Gus Skinas, Linda Bordenet, Rosa Santos, John McHugh, Digital Keyboards Inc., the staff and management of Soundworks, and to all the musicians for their patience and enthusiasm.

Set design and construction: Gale Sasson, Vern Yenor
Art direction: George Delmerico
Photography: James Hamilton
Sonny Rollins/ The Contemporary Leaders LP cover courtesy of Contemporary Records



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