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R.I.P. Gerry Rafferty

You may have heard of the passing of  Gerry Rafferty, the Scottish singer songwriter who had solo hits in the 1970's, and earlier in the band Stealers Wheel. (He died Tuesday of liver failure at the age of 63). When I heard the news I got stuck on the long and winding road of youtube, and stumbled on some songs I'd heard before but had forgotten about, and discovered some new ones as well. Do you remember this song? It was on the album Ferguslie Park, the one that was the follow up to the self-titled debut that included "Stuck in the Middle With You."  It made it up to #29 on the U.S. charts in 1974, and I remember hearing it on the radio. It's obvious they're lip synching here, and it's fun to watch Gerry's facial expressions. And Mike and I thought this one sounded a little like solo John Lennon..and Mike  thinks he looks like him a little bit too. And here's the song he was best known for....

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01/05/2011 7:38AM
R.I.P. Gerry Rafferty
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