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Gerry Rafferty dies at 63; Scottish pop singer-songwriter had a hit with 'Baker Street'
Gerry Rafferty dies at 63; Scottish pop singer-songwriter had a hit with 'Baker Street'

Gerry Rafferty, a Scottish singer and songwriter who had pop hits in the 1970s with "Baker Street" and "Stuck in the Middle With You," which years later gained pop culture status after director Quentin Tarantino included it in the soundtrack for his 1992 film "Reservoir Dogs," died Tuesday. He was 63. Rafferty's death was confirmed by his agent, Paul Charles, who told the Associated Press that Rafferty died after a long illness. The Guardian newspaper said he died at home in England with his daughter by his side. Rafferty was a gifted musician but a reluctant star who delivered "concise, wry tales of love and ambition, inventively arranged" with...

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