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Randy Scruggs, Award Winning Songwriter & Producer, Dies at 64

Multi-award winning country music songwriter, producer and guitarist Randy Scruggs died Tuesday (April 17). He was 64. According to Music Row, Scruggs passed after suffering a brief illness. ...
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News from Mark Knopfler about stage musical – Local Hero

For those who are subscribed to the markknopfler.com – today they received email about the news from Mark’s Local Hero stage musical. A new stage musical production of ...
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‘Life in 12 Bars’ – OST Offers Eric Clapton, Cream, Derek & Dominos Rarities

An accompanying soundtrack to the new Eric Clapton documentary ‘Life in 12 Bars’ will offer previously unreleased material by Cream, Derek and the Dominos and Clapton as a ...
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Dire Straits inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

With a minimalist sound that sold a lot of records, Dire Straits, one of the most commercially successful rock bands of all time, joined an elite club tonight. ...
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Mark Knopfler skips Dire Straits’ Rock Hall of Fame induction

Bass player John Illsley says lead singer’s absence a ‘personal thing’…Bon Jovi and Nina Simone also inducted on the night. Dire Straits bass player John Illsley accepts the ...
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2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – Dire Straits – Complete Induction Speech (John Illsley, Alan Clark, Guy Fletcher)

Last night Dire Straits were inducted to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Bassist John Illsley together with Alan Clark and Guy Fletcher were in Cleveland to ...
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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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