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Watch the Official Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – Induction Ceremony Red Carpet

For the first time ever the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will host a live stream red carpet pre-show before the 33rd Annual Induction Ceremony. Tune in ...
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Mark Knopfler requests Bob Dylan or Eric Clapton to induct Dire Straits

Now is semi-officially that the front man of Dire Straits will not be at the ceremony in Cleveland this month. Mark Knopfler says he’d like one of two ...
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Happy birthday to Eric Clapton and Tracy Chapman

If there’s one day of the year to listen to ‘Give Me One Reason’ it’s – March 30th. March 30 is Eric Clapton and Tracy Chapman’s birthday, which ...
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Happy Birthday – Chris Whitten

The drummer who was joined to Dire Straits on their last world tour in 1991-1992 is born on this day in 1959. Chris Whitten – is born on ...
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Don’t expect Dire Straits to perform at the Rock Hall Ceremony

Fans hoping to see a Dire Straits reunion at the April 14 – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony could be disappointed. In a recent Q&A on ...
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Eric Clapton guitar raises £25,000 at auction

The guitar, a 1978 Guild D55NT natural-wood acoustic, was sold at Gardiner Houlgate auctions in Corsham, Wiltshire. A guitar owned by rock star Eric Clapton – complete with ...
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The Dire Straits Experience with new UK tour

More than 25 years have passed since the award-winning band Dire Straits disbanded, but if anything, their reputation has only grown with time. Record sales of more than ...
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News: Eric Clapton with two shows at New York’s Madison Square Garden this year

Eric Clapton has announced two shows at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The concerts, set for October 6 and October 7, are the first North American shows Clapton ...
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Listen to Dire Straits perform “Sultans of Swing” on their first U.S. Tour in 1979

Dire Straits will be among the inductees when the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcomes its class of 2018 next month, alongside a somewhat eclectic crew: Bon ...
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Tommy Emmanuel releases new “Deep River Blues” music video

Tommy Emmanuel has premiered the music video for his new single, “Deep River Blues”. The song – a unique spin on the country blues classic by the late ...
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