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Watch new Jimi Hendrix music video for “Lover Man”

To celebrate today’s release of the new Jimi Hendrix album, Both Sides of the Sky, a new music video has been released for the Band of Gypsys recording, ...
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John Illsley 2018 EUROPEAN TOUR!

Join John Illsley and his Band as they return to The Netherlands and Germany with a set of familiar Dire Straits hits and some new material from John’s ...
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Happy Birthday – Alan Clark!

Born on 5 March 1952 in Great Lumley, County Durham – Alan Clark was one of the keyboardists in the best music band in the world Dire Straits. ...
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Mark Knopfler: Trusting your instincts (An article from 2018 Martin Magazine)

It is notoriously difficult to use words to describe sounds. This is one of the reasons why onomatopoeia is such a useful invention. Without it, we would have ...
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Clapton and Carl Perkins jam in 1970 and 1985

The 1970 clip features the two on ‘The Johnny Cash Show’, while the 1985 clip was filmed in London as part of ‘Blue Suede Shoes: A Rockabilly Session’. ...
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Hear Jimi Hendrix’s previously unreleased recording of “Lover Man”

The recording was made in December 1969, a month before Band of Gypsys recorded their legendary, self-titled live album. Back in December, it was announced that Both Sides ...
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Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Concerts Captured in New Book

Eric “Slowhand” Clapton hand-picked the best musicians to ease addiction at Crossroads Guitar Festivals. Former Cream, Yardbirds and Derek and the Dominos guitarist – Eric Clapton had a ...
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Mark Knopfler in the new issue of ‘Martin – The Guitar Journal of Acoustic Guitars’ – Download for free

New issue includes features on the new D-28 and HD-28 guitars, Mark Knopfler and much more. Martin Guitar has unveiled the latest issue of their Journal of Acoustic ...
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Flashback: Eric Clapton, Pink Floyd, Queen and Genesis unite for charity

The 1993 Cowdray Ruins Concert is a completely forgotten all-star charity show. On September 18th, 1993, a crowd of about 1,000 lucky rock fans dressed in their finest ...
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Exclusive: Listen to one of Hendrix’s last songs with the Experience

Studio engineer Eddie Kramer talks about a previously unreleased recording of Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Hear My Train A Comin’. Get ready to hear another side of Jimi Hendrix. The ...
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