Dire Straits

Dire Straits

Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar Cover of Private Investigations

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This month our friend from Portugal – Jose Esteves has made amazing cover versions of two Dire Straits songs. The first one was the song from the Local ...
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Dire Straits inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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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

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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)

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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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Dire Straits vinyls from collectors and fans on Instagram

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This month we already started to share some interesting pictures from our fans on Instagram. Actually we’re going to share pictures from Dire Straits vinyls. So, below are ...
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Some of the Top 5 slow guitar solos

Guitar Stories
Sometimes you just want to enjoy listening a good song with a good solo in background and not too much lyric on. If you look back in the ...
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Mark Knopfler requests Bob Dylan or Eric Clapton to induct Dire Straits

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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 – Chris Whitten

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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

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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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Listen to Dire Straits perform “Sultans of Swing” on their first U.S. Tour in 1979

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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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