Singer Gerry Rafferty Dead at 63
The music world lost another talent on Tuesday, as singer/instrumentalist Gerry Rafferty succumbed to liver disease. Rafferty, 63, was best known for two huge hits: "Stuck in the Middle" with Stealers Wheel and "Baker Street," the sax-driven rock chestnut from 1978. The Scottish-born performer, who once supplemented his income as a busker in the London Underground subway system, formed Stealers Wheel with fellow musician Joe Egan, and they rose to prominence in the early-1970s. After the smash hit "Stuck In the Middle" (later used to chilling effect in Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs), legal and internal problems broke up the group by 1975.
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