What does Baker Street mean?

Gerry Rafferty: Baker Street Meaning

Album cover for Baker Street album cover

Song Released: 1978

Baker Street Lyrics

Winding your way down on Baker Street
Light in your head and dead on your feet
Well another crazy day
You drink the night away
And forget about everything
This city desert makes you feel so cold
It's got so many people but it's got no...

  1. anonymous
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    Sep 13th 2007 !⃝

    Baker street is in fact a reference to a bakers shop in the Stobswell area of Dundee called Wallaces. When Rafferty stayed in the area he and a friend were regular customers. The street is actually called Dura street but that doesn't scan as well.

  2. Duran Fan
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    Jun 18th 2005 !⃝

    Very famous and well known saxophone solo, the song is about a man who wishes to make a better life for it, but he never can because he keeps on "drinking the night away" he is tired of London and he keeps "winding his way back to Baker Street" he seems to never be able to have any direction because he is simply a rolling stone

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