Steely Dan – Greatest Hits Canada yellow vinyl 2 LP set


A limited edition yellow vinyl pressing of the double album Steely Dan’s Greatest Hits, issued in Canada in 1979.

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Offered for sale is a limited edition yellow vinyl copy of the double album, Greatest Hits by Steely Dan, issued in Canada in 1978.

About this copy: This copy of Steely Dan’s Greatest Hits is a limited edition yellow vinyl pressing on the ABC label, issued in 1978.

The cover is VG+, with wear at the corners and edges and trace ring wear, which is common on this LP.

The two custom inner sleeves are M-.

The two yellow vinyl discs are M- and appear to be unplayed.

A nice copy of a terrific album and the first one we’ve had in a while, as most copies have badly worn covers.

Background: Steely Dan/Greatest Hits was one of four Steely Dan albums to be released on colored vinyl in Canada in 1978:

  • Can’t Buy a Thrill (yellow vinyl)
  • The Royal Scam (yellow vinyl)
  • Aja (yellow vinyl and red vinyl)
  • Steely Dan/Greatest Hits (yellow vinyl)

Steely Dan’s Greatest Hits was released in 1978, and offered material from their first six albums, as well as the then-new single “Here at the Western World.”

Greatest hits LPs aren’t usually on most people’s radar, as they don’t always sound that great, but this album is an exception.

Greatest Hits was mastered using original tapes, rather than copies of copies, and in the case of Steely Dan, the original master tapes from their 1970s albums were lost or accidentally destroyed in the mid-1980s. As such, Greatest Hits is a pretty nice album to have in your collection, as it does sound terrific.

There’s a great article about Steely Dan’s Greatest Hits here at Analog Planet.

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Country of origin: Canada
Size: 12″
Record Label: ABC
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1978
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 17 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.25 in