Retro Review: Donald Fagan’s “The Nightfly”

As of this writing, we’re approaching the 40th anniversary of this outstanding 1982 album, but we’re also about to see the release of The Nightfly Live by Donald Fagan and his current line-up of Steely Dan personnel. So, after inexcusably putting this off for too long, here’s an assessment of what is arguably Fagan’s solo masterpiece.

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Garry Berman

Garry Berman

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Pop Culture historian, Freelance Writer, Author, specializing in American comedy history in films, radio, and TV. Beatles and jazz enthusiast, animal lover.