Gerry Rafferty died today. He was half of Stealer’s Wheel (Stuck in the Middle With You). I think he was late to the ’70s singer-songwriter party and a little overlooked, but he had that understated but powerful quality to his music.
This one’s not too obscure; Foo Fighters did a good cover of this years ago. Baker Street:
Shipyard Town, kind of a lost love tune:
Not a lyrical downer, but still bittersweet- Whatever’s Written in Your Heart: