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Released January 1978
Format Vinyl
Type Studio Album
Genre Folk Rock
Length 51:12
Number of discs 1
Edition date January 1978
Country U.K.
Label Untied Artists Records
Catalog Number UAS 30104
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Review

City to City is a 1978 album and the second studio album by Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty. It was Rafferty's first solo release in six years - and first release of any kind since 1975 - due to his tenure in the band Stealers Wheel and subsequent legal proceedings which prevented Rafferty from releasing any new solo recordings for the next three years.

The album was strongly received, peaking at #1 in the US and going Platinum, as well as reaching #6 in the UK and achieving Gold status. "Baker Street", "Right Down the Line" and "Home and Dry" were successfully released as singles. By October 2010, "Baker Street" had reached 5 million plays on British radio.

Credits:
Gerry Rafferty - piano, acoustic guitar, vocals, backing vocals
Tommy Eyre - piano, electric piano, grand piano, Moog synthesizer, organ, keyboards, brass arrangements
Jerry Donahue - lead guitar, rhythm guitar, electric guitar on track 1
Hugh Burns - lead guitar, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar on tracks 2-5, 8-10
Nigel Jenkins - lead guitar, rhythm guitar, electric guitar on tracks 2, 8
Andy Fairweather-Low - rhythm guitar, electric guitar on track 10
Micky Moody - acoustic guitar on track 5
Brian Cole - steel guitar, dobro on tracks 3-6, 9
Mo Foster - bass, backing vocals on tracks 1-6, 8-10
Graham Preskett - fiddle, mandolin, synthesizer, string machine, string, bass, arrangements on tracks 1-2, 4-6, 8, 10
Henry Spinetti - drums on tracks 1-6, 8, 10
Glen LeFleur - drums, percussion, tambourine on tracks 1-3, 5, 9-10


Additional personnel:
Barbara Dickson - backing vocals 1 7
Raphael Ravenscroft - saxophone 2 9
Roger Brown - backing vocals 4
Vivian McAuliff - backing vocals 4
John McBurnie - backing vocals 4
Rab Noakes - backing vocals 4
Paul Jones - harmonica 4
Hugh Murphy - tambourine 4
Willy Ray - accordion 6 9
Joanna Carlin - backing vocals 7 

Engineer - Barry Hammond, Dec ODoherty
Painting [Cover] - John "Patrick" Byrne
Producer - Hugh Murphy
Producer, All Songs Composed By - Gerry Rafferty

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