Guitar Stories

Legendary Country Guitarists Who Didn’t Play Telecasters

The Telecaster since 1950s has become the default instrument for the whole genre and “the sound of country”, as demonstrated by the likes ...
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Guitar Stories

Vintage Guitars Freja 100 Giveaway!

The Freja is best described as versatile and balanced.  While the Cybele and Eos showcase features of a narrow spectrum of traditional guitars, ...
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Fan Club

13-year-old boy with new cover of ‘Sultans of Swing’

Jake Thistle the 13-year-old boy who played all the old hits and classic songs from Dire Straits and other bands, sent us new ...
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Guitar Stories

The history of Gibson Guitars by the years – Part one (1894 – 1922)

Many people have heard about Gibson, they have saw that brand of guitars but maybe they didn’t know the history of how everything ...
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Blog

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 ...
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Blog

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 ...
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Guitar Stories

Guitar Stories: How B.B. King’s guitar Lucille got her name?

As we remember the life & legacy of B.B. King, let’s take a look at the story behind his infamous guitar Lucille. B.B. ...
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Quotes

The best quotes for the start of the New Year

At the beginning of each new year we have hope for a better tomorrow, but also a chance to be better people. Although ...
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Fan Club

The daughter who surprise her father with ‘Sultans of Swing’ solo is back with new cover video

Before two months we wrote one blog-post about one girl who have surprised her father for his birthday, with an unexpected present – ...
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Blog

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 ...
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Guitar Stories

Learn to play: Albert King riffs in standard tuning

Albert King was a highly influential blues songwriter, vocalist, and, of course, guitarist. Originally starting out as a drummer playing on many sessions ...
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Blog

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 ...
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Blog

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 ...
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