Steely Dan's comeback LP, Two Against Nature, wins four Grammy Awards
Releases solo debut album, The Nightfly
Forms Steely Dan with Walter Becker
Fagen briefly wrote for Premiere magazine in the 1980s, and published Eminent Hipsters, a collection of essays and autobiographical material, in 2013.
Fagen has received honorary degrees from both Bard College in 1984 and Berklee College of Music in 2001.