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Most adults who grew up in the 90's probably first heard Gerry Rafferty as the vocalist on the Stealers Wheel song "Stuck in the Middle." You know, that song in Reservoir Dogs that Michael Madsen's Mr. Blonde played during the notorious "Torture Scene."

Sadly, Rafferty died Tuesday at age 63 after a long illness. It is speculated that Rafferty's decline was brought on as a result of his battle with alcoholism, as there have been persistent rumors of health issues for years.

Many people don't realize that Rafferty's City to City solo album is the LP to finally knocked the beast known as the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack off the top of the charts during the summer of 1978. "City to City" contained the Number 2 hit "Baker Street" (You ALL know that saxophone solo!) and "Right Down the Line." The album is really an underrated gem that is highly recommended.

So while Gerry Rafferty may be best well known to this generation as the singer who sang "that song" that was in one of the most screwed up scenes in cinematic history, he has a body of work that deserves honorable praise as well.