In the 70s, Gerry Rafferty was one gifted songwriter and musician. With his early band Stealer's Wheel, he helped write their one big hit called "Stuck In The Middle With You". And in the later part of the decade, he brought the world a couple more commercial successes that got a good bit of airplay.
This song was my favorite, it was #1 on the Easy Listening Chart almost 32 years ago when I was on my way to Germany:
This tune takes me back to my days at Ft. Riley. With its strong jazz influences and saxophone hook, it made #2 in the US: