Gerry Rafferty

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Birthday
16, 1947
Birthplace
Scotland
DEATH DATE
Jan 4, 2011 (63)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1947
Birthplace
Scotland
DEATH DATE
Jan 4, 2011 (63)

About

Scottish musician best known as a former member of Stealers Wheel, the group known for "Stuck in the Middle with You." After establishing himself as a fixture in the music industry, he consulted young, aspiring musicians on the craft of songwriting. 

Before Fame

His earliest band was a folk act known as The Humblebums.

Trivia

He pursued a solo career, releasing the album City to City, which featured the single "Baker Street." He was an avid reader, finding inspiration from such authors as Herman Hesse and Colin Wilson. 

Family Life

He is survived by his daughter and granddaughter.

Associated With

His voice is often compared to Bob Dylan's.