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From Baker Street to Paisley Cross – the saxophone tribute to singer Gerry Rafferty


THE saxophone solo from Baker Street is one of the most iconic in popular music and yesterday the streets of Paisley rang with a mass rendition of it as 25 musicians played it in tribute to its creator, Gerry Rafferty.

12:14am Sunday 23 April 2017

Teenager arrested in connection with attempted murder in Paisley

Teenager arrested in connection with attempted murder in Paisley

A teenager has been arrested in connection with an alleged attempted murder in Paisley.

11:19am Sunday 23 April 2017

Dundee United 3 St Mirren 2: Ross distraught over referee decision after Saints slip back into play-off spot

Dundee United's Thomas Mikkelsen scores the opening goal to make it 1-0   Photograph: SNS

JACK Ross was justifiably aggrieved after he watched St Mirren’s unbeaten record come crashing to an end in the most controversial of circumstances. Amid their desperate effort to avoid relegation, the Paisley side couldn’t quite believe the manner…

12:13am Sunday 23 April 2017

Attempted murder victim in critical condition

A MAN has been left in a critical condition after an attack in Paisly which is being treated as attempted murder.

12:12am Sunday 23 April 2017

Graeme Macpherson: Scottish kids still love football but how do we get them to ditch Messi and Ronaldo for Mallan and Robertson?

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and the global game have more of a hold on young Scottish fans than our domestic fare.

THE boy is eight-and-a-half now. It seems a pretty good age to be. Girls are still considered more annoying than alluring but other new things are gradually working their way into his life. He has an appointment with a tub of hair gel before school…

12:08am Sunday 23 April 2017

Pictures and video: Gerry Rafferty honoured in Paisley with mass 'Baker Street' solo

(Credit: Mark Gibson)

One of the most famous musicians to come out of Paisley has been honoured with a mass rendition of a piece of his work.

7:18pm Saturday 22 April 2017

Rafferty fans celebrate 70th birthday with the joy of sax

IN TUNE: Tommy McGrory organised the mass rendition.

IT’S one of the greatest introductions in the history of rock and it is about to force Paisley’s detractors to sit up and listen.

12:10am Saturday 22 April 2017

Tony Fitzpatrick reckons St Mirren's Championship survival would top Scottish Cup success

Raising a glass: St Mirren manager Jack Ross (left) and Tony Fitzpatrick at the Paisley Beer Festival (Picture: SNS)

It was perhaps fitting that under the gaze of the statue of that celebrated Paisley poet, Robert Tannahill, the droothy denizens of the parish were striding through the nearby doors of the Town Hall yesterday to enjoy some gargles and appreciative…

10:34pm Thursday 20 April 2017

Checklist: 11 things not to miss in Scotland this week

Checklist: 11 things not to miss in Scotland this week

Paisley Beer and Food Festival

11:18am Thursday 20 April 2017

Jean Dobie Arthur

ARTHUR JEAN DOBIE. Peacefully, at Mosswood Care Home, Linwood, on 4th April 2017. Jean, much loved mother, stepmother, grandmother, great-grandmother and dear friend to many. Funeral service to which all friends are respectfully invited, is to be held…

1:51am Wednesday 19 April 2017
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