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Old 01-05-2011, 06:35 AM
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Default Re: Gerry Rafferty Dies at 63

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Originally Posted by Pollyanna View Post
*sigh* another one bites the dust.

He gave us a couple of excellent pop tunes. I was crazy about Baker Street when it came out - the ethereal intro, the smoothness and the gentle, poignant lyrics leading to Clarence C's dramatic sax melody and ballsy lead solo. Very satisfying arrangement.
Per wiki, the saxophone part isn't Clarence, it's a session guy by the name of Raphael Ravenscroft. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baker_Street_(song)

It is a great song, one that easily gets stuck in your head.
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