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Gerry Rafferty's Shipyard Town Guitar Up For Auction

A number of guitars once owned by Gerry Rafferty are set to go under the hammer.The lots include a white Fender Esquire guitar, which the Scottish musician appeared with in the 1988 video for his...

Gerry Rafferty Exhibition Opening In Hometown

Late songwriter Gerry Rafferty's life and work will be celebrated at an exhibition in his hometown of Paisley, Scotland.Personal artefacts belonging to the Baker Street hitmaker, including his golden discs, guitars, and handwritten lyrics, will...

Gerry Rafferty Given Posthumous Hometown Honour

Late songwriter Gerry Rafferty has landed a posthumous honour in his hometown of Paisley, Scotland.Officials have named a street after the Baker Street hitmaker, who died last year (11). The star's daughter Martha and...

Gerry Rafferty's Girlfriend Loses Legal Battle

Gerry Rafferty's girlfriend has been slapped with a $120,000 (£75,000) legal bill after losing a battle with the late singer's family over his collection of artwork and guitars.The Baker Street hitmaker had been living with...

Bonnie Raitt Returns With 'Slipstream' After Lengthy Hiatus

Bonnie Raitt has returned to the recording studio and will be releasing her first album in seven years. According to New York Daily News, the country-blues songwriter will be releasing Slipstream, after taking a lengthy...

Gerry Rafferty's Fiancee Battling For Share Of His Fortune

Gerry Rafferty's fiancee has launched a court battle in a bid to win a share of the late star's fortune.The 63-year-old Scottish songwriter, known for his iconic tracks Stuck In The Middle With You and...

The Proclaimers To Play At Gerry Rafferty Tribute

Scottish singing duo The Proclaimers will be among the stars performing at a tribute show in honour of late musician Gerry Rafferty.The Baker Street icon passed away in January (11) after suffering liver failure, and...

Gerry Rafferty's Fiancee Not Included In $2.7 Million Will

Gerry Rafferty's estate was worth $2.7 million (£1.7 million) at the time of his death, but none of the money will go to his beloved fiancee.The 63-year-old Scottish songwriter, known for his iconic tracks Stuck...

Rafferty's Fiancee Tells Of Star's Booze Battle

GERRY RAFFERTY's fiancee has opened up about the tragic musician's devastating battle with alcoholism, revealing the star became hooked on booze at the age of seven.The 63-year-old Scottish songwriter, known for his iconic tracks Stuck...

Rafferty Laid To Rest In Scotland

Singing duo THE PROCLAIMERS were among hundreds of fans who turned out to pay their last respects to singer GERRY RAFFERTY as he was laid to rest in Scotland on Friday morning (21Jan11).The Baker Street...

Egan 'Really Saddened' By Rafferty's Death

GERRY RAFFERTY's former childhood pal and STEALERS WHEEL bandmate JOE EGAN has added a touching tribute to the late star, who died on Tuesday (04Jan11).The pair grew up together in Paisley, Scotland and formed the...

Connolly Pays Tribute To 'Genius' Rafferty

Funnyman BILLY CONNOLLY has paid tribute to his friend and former singing partner GERRY RAFFERTY, hailing the late musician as "a true genius".Rafferty joined the Scottish comedian's folk group the Humblebums before rising to fame...

Baker Street Singer Rafferty Dead

GERRY RAFFERTY, the man behind hits like STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU and BAKER STREET, has died, aged 63.The Scottish musician passed away from liver failure on Tuesday (04Jan11) after a long battle with...

Baker Street Singer Rafferty Dead

GERRY RAFFERTY, the man behind hits like STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU and BAKER STREET, has died, aged 63.The Scottish musician passed away from liver failure on Tuesday (04Jan11) after a long battle with...

Rafferty In Hospital

Scottish singer GERRY RAFFERTY is fighting for his life in hospital after suffering kidney failure.The 63 year old, who has battled alcoholism, was hooked up to a life-support machine after he was admitted to hospital...

'Missing' Baker Street Singer Gerry Rafferty Is 'Fine'

Musician Gerry Rafferty is said to be safe and well after reports suggested he had been missing for six months. The Baker Street singer checked himself out of a London hospital while being treated for...

By on 17 February 2009

Connolly's Song Inspiration

Scottish comedian/actor BILLY CONNOLLY was the inspiration behind the song STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU, written by GERRY RAFFERTY, a former bandmate of his. Connolly, who was in band HUMBLEBUMS with Rafferty, left the...

Rafferty Insulted By Brother On The Net

BAKER STREET singer GERRY RAFFERTY has been labelled "psychotic" on a website created by his older brother. The 1970s pop star - who was rushed to hospital last month (MAR05) with a head injury...

Rafferty Taken To Hospital With Head Injury

Veteran singer GERRY RAFFERTY was rushed to hospital yesterday (31MAR05) with a head injury, after falling down the stairs at his London home. The BAKER STREET star was taken from his Hampstead abode to...

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