Gerry Rafferty, Singer 'Baker Street', dies 63

Gerald "Gerry" Rafferty (April 16, 1947 – January 4, 2011) was a Scottish singer and songwriter best known for his hits "Right Down the Line" and "Baker Street". He was the son of a Scottish mother and an Irish father.

Death of Gerry Rafferty
Gerry Rafferty died on 4 January 2011, at the age of 63 of liver failure.

In November 2010, Rafferty was admitted to a hospital in Bournemouth, Dorset, suffering from liver failure. His family was told that there was little chance of his survival, although after he was taken off life support, his condition began to improve.

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Re: Gerry Rafferty, Singer 'Baker Street', dies 63

Thanks for the great music. I can't tell you how many wonderful memories I have that one of Mr. Rafferty's songs is tied to. Thanks you Gerry for the years of enjoyment you brought to my life. May God bless you! Rest in Peace!

Re: Gerry Rafferty, Singer 'Baker Street', dies 63

Thank you for all the great music, Gerry. It is still a pleasure to listen to. Steve Wolfe