Right Down the Line
|"Right Down the Line"|
|Single by Gerry Rafferty|
|from the album City to City|
|B-side||"Waiting for the Day"|
|Recorded||1977, Chipping Norton Recording Studios, Oxfordshire, UK|
|Genre||Rock, soft rock|
|Producer(s)||Hugh Murphy, Gerry Rafferty|
|Gerry Rafferty singles chronology|
"Right Down the Line" is a song written and recorded by Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty. Released as a single in the summer of 1978, it reached #12 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and #8 on Cash Box. It was the second release from Rafferty's City to City LP as the follow-up to his first major hit as a solo artist, "Baker Street".
"Right Down the Line" was a bigger adult contemporary hit, spending four nonconsecutive weeks at number one in the U.S. In Canada, the song reached number five on both the pop singles and adult contemporary charts.
- "Billboard > Artists / Gerry Rafferty > Chart History > The Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved 13 December 2015.
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- Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (illustrated ed.). St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 245. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
- Tsort. "Song artist 809 - Gerry Rafferty".
- RPM Adult Contemporary, December 9, 1978
- "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-12-11.
- Whitburn, Joel (1999). Pop Annual. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. ISBN 0-89820-142-X.
- "Cash Box YE Pop Singles - 1978". tropicalglen.com. 30 December 1978. Retrieved 2016-12-11.