500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Steely Dan, 'Aja'
500
145/500

145. Steely Dan, 'Aja'

ABC, 1977

Steely Dan's meticulously crafted sixth album was Walter Becker and Donald Fagen's stab at becoming mainstream jazz-pop superstars. And thanks to sweet, smart, slippery tracks like "Deacon Blues" and "Peg," they did just that – and won a Grammy for Best Engineered album too.

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