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1Kid Charlemagne4:38
2The Caves Of Altamira3:33
3Everything You Did3:54
4The Royal Scam6:31
5Sign In Stranger4:22
6Don't Take Me Alive4:18
7The Fez3:59
8Green Earrings4:05
9Haitian Divorce5:30


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
ABCD-931Steely Dan The Royal Scam ‎(LP, Album, San)ABC RecordsABCD-931US1976
MCLC 1708Steely Dan The Royal Scam ‎(Cass, Album)ABC RecordsMCLC 1708UK1976
ABCL 0171Steely Dan The Royal Scam ‎(LP, Album)ABC RecordsABCL 0171South Africa1976
6040, MP-6040, MP-6.040Steely Dan The Royal Scam ‎(LP, Album)ABC Records, ABC Records, ABC Records6040, MP-6040, MP-6.040Portugal1977
6-26-404-029Steely Dan Royal Scam ‎(LP, Album)ABC Records6-26-404-029Brazil1976


  • Art Direction, DesignEd Caraeff
  • Artwork [Cover Art]Charlie Ganse, Zox
  • Backing VocalsClydie King, Michael McDonald, Sherlie Matthews, Tim Schmit, Venetta Fields
  • BassChuck Rainey
  • Design [Typographic Design]Tom Nikosey
  • DrumsBernard Purdie, Rick Marotta
  • EngineerElliot Shiner
  • Engineer [Mix Down]Barney Perkins
  • Engineer, Engineer [Mix Down]Roger Nichols
  • GuitarDean Parks, Dennis Dias, Elliot Randall, Larry Carlton
  • Guitar, BassWalter Becker
  • HornsBob Findley, Jim Horn, John Klemmer, Plas Johnson, Slyde Hyde
  • Horns, Arranged By [Horns]Chuck Findley
  • KeyboardsDon Grolnick, Paul Griffin, Victor Feldman
  • Keyboards, Lead Vocals, Backing VocalsDonald Fagen
  • Mastered ByBrian Gardner
  • Other [Nurse] – Karen Stanley
  • PercussionGary Coleman, Victor Feldman
  • ProducerGary Katz
  • Technician [Techno]Bob DeAvila, Stuart Dawson, Warren Wallace
  • Written-ByGriffin (tracks: A5)
  • Written-By, Arranged By [Horns]Donald Fagen, Walter Becker


Engineered at ABC Studios in Los Angeles and at A&R Studios in New York.

Special thanks to Larry Carlton and Mr. Garry Sherman.

Printed in U.S.A.

All songs published by ABC/Dunhill Music, Inc. (BMI).
℗©1976, ABC Records, Inc.


  • Rights Society: BMI


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – ABC Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – ABC Records, Inc.
  • Engineered At – ABC Recording Studios
  • Engineered At – A&R Studios
  • Mastered At – Allen Zentz Mastering
  • Manufactured For – Columbia House
  • Published By – ABC/Dunhill Music, Inc.



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Steely Dan - The Royal Scam mp3

Performer: Steely Dan

Title: The Royal Scam

Country: US

Release date: 1976

Label: ABC Records

Style: Pop Rock

Catalog: ABCD-931

Genre: Jazz / Rock

Size MP3: 2427 mb

Rating: 4.3 / 5

Votes: 119

Record source: Vinyl, LP, Album, Club Edition, CRC

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