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Gerry Rafferty

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Gerald Rafferty (born on April 16, 1947, in Paisley, UK, and died on 4 January 2011) was a Scottish singer-songwriter. In his early years, Rafferty earned money by the formerly illegal practice of busking on the London Underground. Poetically, his biggest hit, 1978's "Baker Street", discusses busking at a tube station and being a part of the street life. After working with Billy Connolly (now better known as a comedian) in an obscure outfit known as The Humblebums, he released his first solo album, called 'Can I Have My Money Back', in 1971. That collection of folk inspired tunes gained some notice for its deliberately 'old-timey' cover art.


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    Winding your way down on Baker Street
    Light in your head and dead on your feet
    Well another crazy day, you'll drink the night away
    And forget about everything
    This city desert makes you feel so cold
    Baker Street  -  1,033,764 plays
    You know I need your love, you got that hold over me
    Long as I got your love, you know that Ill never leave
    When I wanted you to share my life, I had no doubt in my mind
    And its been you, woman, right down the line
    I know how much I lean on you, only you can see
    Right Down The Line  -  312,692 plays
    Out on the street I was talkin' to a man
    He said there's so much of this life of mine that I don't understand
    You shouldn't worry yes that ain't no crime
    'Cause if you get it wrong you'll get it right next time, next time
    You need direction, yeah you need a name
    Get It Right Next Time  -  77,681 plays
    Now the night train is waitin' to take me away
    And I'm still feelin' guilty 'cause you're wantin' me to stay
    Well I know, how I know, it's harder on you
    But then you said it yourself, "There's nothin' else we could do"
    When the wheels start turnin', takin' me through the night
    City To City  -  53,638 plays
  5. Baker Street (Edit)  -  50,775 plays
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