Rikki Don't Lose That Number

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Rikki Don't Lose That Number
Steely Dan
publication April 25, 1974
length 3:58 (single version)
4:30 (album version)
Genre (s) Soft rock
Author (s) Donald Fagen , Walter Becker
Label ABC Records
album Pretzel Logic

Rikki Don't Lose That Number is a song by the jazz rock band Steely Dan , which was released in 1974 as the first single from the album Pretzel Logic . It was the band's most successful single and peaked at number 4 on the Billboard charts.


Compared to the album version, the beginning with the marimba sounds of Victor Feldman has been removed from the single .

The guitar solo is by Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, who joined the Doobie Brothers soon after recording .


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. billboard.com: Rikki Don't Lose That Number