BAKER ST FOR SALE; PLEA Fans Beg Family to Reconsider Martha Rafferty Puts Her Dad Gerry's Lyrics, Guitars and Awards Up for Auction

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BAKER ST FOR SALE; PLEA Fans Beg Family to Reconsider Martha Rafferty Puts Her Dad Gerry's Lyrics, Guitars and Awards Up for Auction


Byline: EXC X L JOHNDI da EXCLUSIVE JOHN DINGWALL j.dingwall@dailyrecord.co.uk

ha daug lyri Stre FANS have pleaded with Gerry Rafferty's daughter not to sell the handwritten lyrics to Baker Street at auction. Martha Rafferty, 42, has lyrics to the born star's biggest sold by Bonhams London in December with guitars, discs awards.

sent the Paisley-b hit to be in Lond along wi and award She told "Dad kept the downs cupboard a few, I "Tim so n happ B hav to fans on Facebook: all his awards in downstairs bathroom so time to let go of think.

"Time to clear a space new things can happen."

" But family and fans have begged Marthareconsider. Gerry's cousin Alan Rafferty asked her to keep the items in the family and pass them on to her own daughter Celia.

He told Martha: "I would laminate the Baker Street lyrics and line Celia's sock drawer with them. Your dad would get a kick out of that.

"Then, when she is old enough to appreciate her trust fund, she can see where it really all began.

"A sheet of A4 doesn't take up much space. I think you would end up hugely regretting parting with them."

Fan Colin Nimmo posted on Facebook: "I am sure we can get a museum in Glasgow or Paisley to help you sort through your mountain of memorabilia and get it displayed for his fans and the world. …

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