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01/04/2011

Gerry Rafferty, 1970s pop singer-songwriter, dies at 63

January 4, 2011 |  2:11 pm

Gerry Rafferty, a Scottish singer-songwriter who had pop hits in the 1970s with "Baker Street" and "Get It Right Next Time," died Tuesday, London's Guardian newspaper reported. He was 63.

Director Quentin Tarantino ensured the Scotsman a permanent place in pop culture when he used "Stuck in the Middle With You," a 1972 song Rafferty co-wrote and recorded with his band Stealers Wheel, in the 1992 film "Reservoir Dogs."

All you Tarantino fans remember what happened in that scene, right?

We'll have more later on Gerry Rafferty at Latimes.com/obits.

-- Claire Noland

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