1947 - 2011
Gone too young. Gerry Rafferty taken by liver disease at 63. Fare thee well, King of “Baker Street”.
Posted by music maven on January 4, 2011 in memorials, the seventies
January 24, 2011 at 1:06 pm
….see you in heaven, Gerry.
February 25, 2011 at 2:43 pm
Musically brilliant and forever humble, may your music live forever Gerry!
February 28, 2011 at 8:58 am
…after all you’ve been through tell me what will you do. When you find yourself back on the shelf (Star)
Heaven is one person richer
June 10, 2011 at 5:35 am
I’m a struggling guitarist/singer from Scotland. I have a great deal of admiration for Gerry (bordering on jealousy). He came up with some great tunes for us all to enjoy. My favourite is probably Right Down the Line. I am involved in jamming sessions with some friends regularly and although we have jammed out Stuck in the Middle a couple of times, we never have tried any of his solo tunes. I’ll put that right next time we get together. Sometimes you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. I just wonder what he might have achieved had it not been for the booze.
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