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Video Premiere: Tommy Emmanuel joins forces with Mark Knopfler on humble acoustic tune

Tommy Emmanuel has achieved enough musical milestones to satisfy several lifetimes. Or at least they would if he was the kind of artist who was ever satisfied. At ...
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Sad News: Eric Clapton reveals he’s going deaf

Eric Clapton is losing his hearing, he revealed. While speaking to Steve Wright on BBC Radio 2 on January 2, the legendary musician said he plans to continue ...
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Mark Knopfler and his performance for The Last Post – a project of Superact

This year we will celebrate 100-years anniversary from World War One. But, before 4 years in 2014, Mark Knopfler has made one short video performance for the Last ...
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Dire Straits Arrive In The US Charts

The very mention of Dire Straits conjures thoughts of millions of fans, global success and multi-platinum sales. But Mark Knopfler and the band toiled extremely hard to make ...
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One retrospective of the events that were and the events that will be

Back in 2015 when Mark Knopfler released his latest album ‘Tracker’ in March, he made up European Tour. In Italy he had five concerts, the first one was ...
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The UK’s official 20 biggest selling albums of all time

Albums by Queen, Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, Dire Straits and Phil Collins revealed as the biggest selling of all time in the UK. A list of ...
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Happy New Year from the Sultans of Swing and Dire Straits Blog

Dear fans and followers, new beginnings are coming, fresh starts, reaffirmations of love and promises for a brighter future. We wishing you all happiness and good health for ...
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A Family Affair: Musical Sibling Duos

A band or musical duo can feel like a family, but sibling bonds are for life. After all, who else to support your early musical dabbling then the ...
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John Illsley talks about Rock and Roll Hall of Fame reunion

This is an interview with John Illsley the ex-bassist of Dire Straits and one of the co-founder of the band from 1977. The interview is by Andy Greene ...
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Sonny Landreth about his collaboration with Mark Knopfler

For those who didn’t know who is Sonny Landreth, he is American blues musician from the southwest Louisiana who is especially known as a slide guitar player. Landreth ...
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