The term “Heavy” was a hip word in those days and was applied when talking of Iron Butterfly’s music.
Between 19, Steely Dan had ten Top-40 singles, including the top-ten hits "Do It Again" (1972), "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" (1974) and "Hey Nineteen" (1980). The lyrics of Fagen's original song were modified to recast the song with a gospel message.
It was the first track of his Platinum-certified debut solo album The Nightfly, and was released in September 1982 as its first single.
(What a Beautiful World)" is a song written and performed by American songwriter, singer and musician Donald Fagen.
March 26, 1967: Elysian Park, Los Angeles, CA with The Daily Flash, Peanut Butter Conspiracy, Clear Light, The Rainy Daze, The Factory, The Other Half, Flamin' Groovies, Steve Miller Blues Band, Sopwith Camel (canceled), West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, The Turtles, West Coast Branch, The Nazz, Grateful Dead, Kim Fowley, Smokestack Lightning, The Seventh Son, Firesign Theatre & New Generation, The Yellow Brick Road, The Yerba Buena Blues Band July 15, 1967: Devonshire Meadows Raceway, Zelzah Ave at Devonshire Street, Northridge, CA with The Factory, The Doors, Kaleidoscope, The Whirling Dervishes, The Groupies, Thorinshield, New Delhi River Band, Canned Heat, Grass Roots, Sunshine Company, Solid State, Second Coming, Rubber Maze, New Breed July 22, 1967: Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA with The Yardbirds, Moby Grape, Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, Strawberry Alarm Clock, West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band (Iron Butterfly cancelled) March 17, 1968: Pasadena Exhibition Hall, Pasadena, CA with Steppenwolf, Peanut Butter Conspiracy, Clear Light, Jackson Browne, Penny Nichols, Gordon Alexander, Bluesberry Jam, Alexander's Rag Time Band, The Rockets, The Fields, The Peace Officers "St.
Paddy's Medicine Show" June 21, 1968: Eagles Auditorium, Seattle, WA July 2, 1968: Community Concourse, San Diego, CA July 4-7, 1968: Avalon Ballroom, 1268 Sutter Street at Van Ness Street, San Francisco, CA with Indian Head Band, Collectors August 4, 1968: Orange County Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA with Grateful Dead, Eric Burdon And The Animals (possible day 3), Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service, The Byrds, Things To Come, Illinois Speed Press, Blue Cheer August 24, 1968: 'Upbeat', WEWS Channel 5, WUAB-TV Studios, Cleveland, OH with Richard Barbary, Chuck Berry, Wayne Cochran, Bobby Curtola, Johnny Daye, Steppenwolf, The Main Attraction, The Swamp Seeds, The Temptations October 13, 1968: Bullring By The Sea, Tijuana, Mexico with Eric Burdon and The Animals (cancelled because their equipment never made it to the gig), Chicago Transit Authority, The Collectors, Yellow Payges, Patchwork Security Blanket November 30, 1968: 'Upbeat', WEWS Channel 5, WUAB-TV Studios, Cleveland, OH with The Brooklyn Bridge, Iron Butterfly, Pacific Gas & Electric, Tingling Mother's Circus, The Vogues, The Cherry People, Clarence Carter, Rotary Connection, Andy Kim, King Cobras, Harvey Mandel, Peppermint Trolly Co., Gene Chandler & Barbara Acklin December 6, 1968: The Spectrum, Phiadelphia, PA with Grateful Dead, American Dream (filled in for Creedence Clearwater Revival), Sly and The Family Stone, Steppenwolf , Al Kooper (MC and also sat-in with American Dream) December 29, 1968: Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, PA with Canned Heat, Derek, Bob Seger System, The Goodies December 30, 1968: Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino, 901 South Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, Broward County, FL with Jose Feliciano, The Turtles, Canned Heat, The Grass Roots, Jr.