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Sunday Movie – “The Color of Money” (1986)

The Color of Money is a 1986 American sports and drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. The screenplay of the film was created ...
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Roger Chabot Story: “The Song 'Brothers in Arms' Always Meant a Lot for Me”
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Roger Chabot Story: “The Song ‘Brothers in Arms’ Always Meant a Lot for Me”

Roger Chabot is a Canadian Army Veteran who has served 31-years as an Infantry soldier and paratrooper. Since his retirement in August of ...
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Unknown Brazilian painter who played "Sultans of Swing" on acoustic guitar!
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A Solo Acoustic Performance of “Sultans of Swing” by an Unknown Brazilian Painter

Cicero Camilo is our longtime fan, reader, and follower on Instagram. Today, we would like to share one of his videos. Namely, Cicero ...
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Dire Straits Legacy: The Closest You're Going to Get!
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Dire Straits Legacy: The Closest You’re Going to Get!

The band Dire Straits Legacy has announced that they will have a live performance and a show next January to Indigo at The ...
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Laszlo Buring
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What If “Layla” Was Written by Dire Straits?

“Layla” is a classic hit song by Eric Clapton. This emotional song has marked Clapton’s career. Perhaps, this is one of the most ...
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Mark Knopfler’s Vibes Are All Around the Globe – Laila from Brazil Share Her Guitar Skills

The fact that Mark Knopfler has inspired many young people around the world, we can confirm with this blog post. Namely, Laila, who ...
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One of The Best Video Performances of the Song “Sultans of Swing” by The Reo Brothers Band

Today we have one very interesting story for all our fans and readers of Dire Straits Blog. For the first time on our ...
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Guitar Stories

9 Stolen Vintage Guitars Worth $225,000 Were Recovered by Santa Cruz Police Department

A slew of guitars have been retrieved after they were stolen last year as part of a $2 million heist in Southern California. ...
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“Money for Nothing” – New Video by the French Band Custom Kitchen
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“Money for Nothing” – New Video by the French Band Custom Kitchen

Yann Gutter is a French musician, guitarist, and frontman of the band Custom Kitchen. This music band is a tribute band to Dire ...
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“Brothers In Arms” – Dire Straits Cover by Jake Thistle

Our dear friend, guitarist, and a loyal fan of Dire Straits and Mark Knopfler is back again on Dire Straits Blog with a ...
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“Your Latest Trick” – Acoustic & Electric Instrumental Cover Video by Josip Susic

“Your Latest Trick” is a song by Dire Straits from their fifth studio album Brothers in Arms. A quick instrumental arrangement of this ...
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For The Streets of London – Mark Knopfler Has Donated 2011 Signed Fender Stratocaster
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For The Streets of London – Mark Knopfler Has Donated 2011 Signed Fender Stratocaster

On 12th June 2021, Mark Knopfler has donated a signed 2011 Fender Signature Stratocaster guitar in aid of the Streets of London – ...
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Online Charity Raffles: Update – Congrats to Winners!
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Online Charity Raffles: Update – Congrats to Winners!

Zoe’s Place raffles – the winners for Brothers in Arms half-speed vinyl album signed by Mark Knopfler and Guy Fletcher raised £477 for ...
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