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Gerry Rafferty R.I.P
« on: January 04, 2011, 11:51:48 PM »
Another sad loss. I used to like the stuff he recorded with Stealers Wheel.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-12115604

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Re: Gerry Rafferty R.I.P
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2011, 05:06:10 PM »
Gerry went to the same school as my big brother and was the cousin of the drummer of the band I played in as a kid back home in Paisley. He wrote some great songs over the years and will be missed.
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Re: Gerry Rafferty R.I.P
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2012, 09:31:36 PM »
Gerry Rafferty Night on BBC 4 next Friday - 24th February:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0140v4c

Gerry Rafferty: Right Down the Line
 
Duration: 1 hour

Gerry Rafferty, who died in January 2011, was one of Scotland's best loved singer/songwriters, famous around the world for hits such as Baker Street and Stuck in the Middle With You.

This ArtWorks Scotland film, narrated by David Tennant, tells the story of Rafferty's life through his often autobiographical songs and includes contributions from Gerry's daughter Martha and brother Jim, friends and colleagues including Billy Connolly, John Byrne and Joe Egan, admirers such as Tom Robinson and La Roux, and words and music from Rafferty himself.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01d0s66

Gerry Rafferty Remembered.
 
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Ricky Ross presents highlights from a special Celtic Connections 2012 concert in memory of Paisley-born singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty. Singers paying a musical tribute include Paul Brady, Ron Sexsmith, Barbara Dickson, The Proclaimers, Rab Noakes, Jack Bruce and James Vincent McMorrow.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00vfhy7

BBC FourSinger-Songwriters at the BBC.
 
Episode 4 of 4, Singer-Songwriters at the BBC, Series 1

Duration: 1 hour

Compilation which unlocks the BBC vaults to explore the burgeoning singer-songwriter genre that exploded at the dawn of the 1970s and became one of the definining styles of that decade.

Featuring songs from Donovan, Gerry Rafferty, James Taylor, Elton John, Mickey Newbury, Neil Young, Tom Paxton, John Prine, Melanie, Jesse Winchester, Steve Forbert, Chris Rea, Carole King and others.

Programme sources include the Old Grey Whistle Test, In Concert, Top of the Pops, One in Ten and Cilla!
TV SM!TH - for the beer and the company! (AND great songs too!)