Gerry Rafferty


Fame Was a Curse for Gerry Rafferty

Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty abhorred the recording industry. His first success as a member of Stealers Wheel, 1972’s “Stuck in the Middle With You,” was a parody of Bob Dylan’s style that poked fun at an industry cocktail party.
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Low Culture Podcast 18: Jane Weaver On Gerry Rafferty

This month for Low Culture subscribers, John Doran talks to Jane Weaver about her abiding love for Gerry Rafferty's Can I Have My Money Back?. This month's guest on the Low Culture podcast is none other than Jane Weaver, a musician from the north west of England who is rarely out of this site's end of year album charts and playlists.

Gerry Rafferty: Bipolar alcoholic, industry misfit – and one of Britain’s most treasured musicians

The scorecard of one of British music’s most treasured artists and saddest losses has just undergone a recount. The 10 solo albums made by Gerry Rafferty during his lifetime form a distinguished legacy, from 1971’s cult favourite Can I Have My Money Back, through the platinum-selling years of City to City and Night Owl, to later, less-celebrated gems such as North and South and On A Wing And A Prayer. Ten years after his death, eerily but joyously, there’s now an eleventh.Rest In Blue is a record as poignant as its title, a quintessential labour of love brought to fruition...