Who Sang Night by Night? Steely Dan

Steely Dan Pretzel Logic cover art

Some other versions of "Night by Night"
Credits
publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Donald Jay Fagen, Walter Carl Becker
release date: 1974-3-2
genres: Jazz Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Jazz-Rock/Post Rock/Classic Rock
length: 3:40
producer: Gary Katz
engineer: Roger Nichols
It's a beggars life, said the Queen of Spain
But don't tell it to a poor man
Cause he's got to kill for every thrill
The best he can
Everywhere around me
I see jealousy and mayhem
Because no men have all their peace of mind
To carry them
Well I don't really care
If it's wrong or if it's right
But until my ship comes in
I'll live night by night

When the joker tried to tell me
I could cut it in this rube town
When he tried to hang that sign on me
I said take it down
When the dawn patrol got to tell you twice
They're gonna do it with a shotgun
Yes, I'm cashing in this ten-cent life
For another one

Well I ain't got the heart
To lose another fight
So until my ship comes in
I'll live night by night

Well I don't really care
If it's wrong or if it's right
But until my ship comes in
I'll live night by night



Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Rikki Don’t Lose That Number
  • 2 Night by Night
  • 3 Any Major Dude Will Tell You
  • 4 Barrytown
  • 5 East St. Louis Toodle‐Oo
  • 6 Parker’s Band
  • 7 Through With Buzz
  • 8 Pretzel Logic
  • 9 With a Gun
  • 10 Charlie Freak
  • 11 Monkey in Your Soul

  • Album Information
    label: ABC Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin