"Do It Again" was written by Steely Dan’s core members, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker.
The song was released as a single in 1972 and also appeared on their debut studio album, "Can't Buy a Thrill," which was released the same year.
The recording of "Do It Again" took place at the Village Recorders studio in Los Angeles, California. The song features a fusion of rock, jazz, and blues elements, which is characteristic of Steely Dan's sound.
The band's meticulous attention to detail and studio craftsmanship is evident in the song's arrangement and production.
“Do It Again" received critical acclaim upon its release and has since become one of Steely Dan's signature songs. It reached No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States.
The song's popularity has lasted, and it is often cited as one of the band's greatest hits. Steely Dan has won multiple Grammy Awards throughout their career, and while "Do It Again" itself didn't win a Grammy, it contributed to the band's reputation for musical excellence. The song remains a staple of classic rock radio playlists and has been covered and sampled by various artists over the years.