City To City

Album: City To City (1978)

Songfacts®:

  • Like "Baker Street", the title track of Rafferty's 1978 album was inspired by his long distance commuting, in fact it is the polar opposite of "Mattie's Rag", which sees him returning home to his daughter Martha.
  • Written by Rafferty alone and running to 4 minutes 51 seconds, the uptempo "City To City" was released on United Artists, the radio edit running to 3 minutes 44 seconds backed by "Mattie's Rag" and another version running to 4 minutes 10 seconds backed by an extended version of the same song. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2
  • Paul Jones, who was once the frontman for Manfred Mann, played harmonica on this track. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Paul - Bath, United Kingdom

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