Song of the Day: Steely Dan – “Peg”

Happy birthday wishes go out to Walter Becker of Steely Dan, who turns 67 years old today. Here’s one of Steely Dan’s most popular tracks and a song that hit No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1977. The song is about an aspiring actress and features use of the Lyricon, an electric wind instrument responsible for those melodies in this song that stick in your head the most. Famous saxophonist Tom Scott played the Lyricon in this song.

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