Stealers Wheel

Stealers Wheel was a Scottish folk-pop band that released three albums on A&M: Stealers Wheel (1972), Ferguslie Park (1973), and Right or Wrong (1975). They scored an international hit with “Stuck In the Middle With You,” performed by their original five-piece lineup. After the first album, songwriters Joe Egan and Gerry Rafferty maintained the band with […]

The Humblebums

The Humblebums were a Scottish folk-pop combo, best known as the launching vehicle of comedian Billy Connolly and singer–songwriter Gerry Rafferty. Connolly formed the act with guitarist Tam Harvey for the 1969 Transatlantic release First Collection of Merry Melodies. Harvey cleared for Rafferty, who wrote the bulk of their second release, The New Humblebums. Connolly and […]

Gerry Rafferty

Gerry Rafferty (1947–2011) was a Scottish musician and songwriter who emerged in The Humblebums, a folk duo with future comedian Billy Connolly. The pair released two 1969–70 albums, which presaged Rafferty’s 1971 solo debut Can I Have My Money Back? In 1972, Rafferty teamed with longtime friend Joe Egan in the art-pop/folk combo Stealers Wheel, […]

Gerry Rafferty ‎– City to City (1978)

City to City is the second solo album by Scottish folk/pop musician/songwriter Gerry Rafferty, released in 1978 on United Artists. Tracklist: A1. “The Ark” (5:40) A2. “Baker Street” (6:11)* A3. “Right Down the Line” (4:32) A4. “City to City” (5:06) A5. “Stealin’ Time” (6:06) B1. “Mattie’s Rag” (3:30) B2. “Whatever’s Written in Your Heart” (6:40) B3. […]

Stealers Wheel ‎– Ferguslie Park (1973)

Ferguslie Park is the second album by Scottish art-pop/folk combo Stealers Wheel, released in 1973 on A&M. Produced by the legendary writing team of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, the band are enriched on this album with an array of woodwinds, keyboards, tuned/untuned percussion, and sundry string instruments. Tracklist: A1. “Good Businessman” (4:12) A2. “Star” […]

Gerry Rafferty ‎– Can I Have My Money Back? (1971)

Can I Have My Money Back? is the debut solo album by Scottish singer/songwriter Gerry Rafferty, released in 1971 on Blue Thumb/Passport. Tracklist: A1. “New Street Blues” (2:59) A2. “Didn’t I?” (3:42) A3. “Mr. Universe” (2:50) A4. “Mary Skeffington” (2:31) A5. “The Long Way Round” (4:50) A6. “Can I Have My Money Back?” (1:51) A7. […]