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Dark Knight
01-04-2011, 07:27 PM
Singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty, best known for such hits as "Stuck in the Middle with You" and "Baker Street," has died after a long battle with an unspecified illness, according to The Associated Press (http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_OBIT_GERRY_RAFFERTY?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-01-04-18-11-29). He was 63.

http://omg.yahoo.com/news/baker-street-singer-gerry-rafferty-dies-at-63/53374

RIP Gerry.

joeskidbeck
01-04-2011, 07:30 PM
Thanks, DK. "Stuck in the Middle With You" is from my high school days. So sorry that he passed. He was very talented!

wfgodot
01-04-2011, 07:43 PM
Guardian obit: Gerry Rafferty dies aged 63 (http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/jan/04/gerry-rafferty-dies-aged-63)
Telegraph obit: Gerry Rafferty (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/music-obituaries/8239825/Gerry-Rafferty.html)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DohRa9lsx0Q

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkS169P_Eeo

MaryLiz
01-04-2011, 08:14 PM
That makes me very sad. I literally listened to the City To City LP nearly the whole year in 1978. One of my very favorite songs from there is Right Down the Line.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sedPivIxfM

Kat
01-05-2011, 05:32 PM
Oh Mary Liz that song brings back memories of my high school years! thank you.

Thank you Gerry, rest in peace.


(dang Cambria, ya'll changing your hats!) Thank you :) for the video

badhorsie
01-05-2011, 06:25 PM
I never knew that he wrote and sang Stuck in the Middle with You. RIP Gerry, hope your troubled soul is at peace now

MaryLiz
01-05-2011, 07:50 PM
Oh Mary Liz that song brings back memories of my high school years! thank you.

Thank you Gerry, rest in peace.


(dang Cambria, ya'll changing your hats!) Thank you :) for the video

Kat..that song brings back lots of good memories for me too, the whole album does. My friends and I just LOVED that LP...

BBM...lol..I know. I get bored easily..but I won't change it again!

theforgotten
01-11-2011, 05:45 PM
I'm sorry to hear about Gerry's death. My favorite song growing up was Baker Street. So this really saddens me.