History

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Guitar company Gibson reportedly facing bankruptcy

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Iconic guitar brand Gibson could be on the brink of bankruptcy, according to a report. The company, whose Les Paul and SG instruments have been played by generations ...
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The History of Gibson Guitars by the years – Part Four (1969 – 1994)

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The history of Gibson, simply put, is one of the great stories of American enterprise. From its humble beginnings more than a century ago, to its “golden age” ...
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Happy Birthday to the Queen of Psychedelic Soul

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Born on January 19, 1943, Janis Joplin grew up in Port Arthur, Texas. Culturally conservative and bourgeois, the mid-sized oil refinery city was a protected environment for Janis ...
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The story behind “5:15 AM” first song from Mark’s solo album Shangri-La

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Shangri-La is the fourth solo studio album by Mark Knopfler, released on 28 September 2004 produced by Mark himself and Chuck Ainlay. The first track on this Knopfler’s ...
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The history of Gibson Guitars by the years – Part Two (1934 – 1945)

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In the first post we wrote about history of this amazing company for guitars, during the period from 1984 to 1922. Today, we’ll wrote part two of the ...
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Mark Knopfler and his performance for The Last Post – a project of Superact

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This year we will celebrate 100-years anniversary from World War One. But, before 4 years in 2014, Mark Knopfler has made one short video performance for the Last ...
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Do you know which is the first album which was sold in a million CD copies?

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On 13 May 1985, Dire Straits has released their fifth studio album “Brothers In Arms”. With this album, band members reached the biggest success in their careers. With ...
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Songs written by Mark Knopfler – Part 1

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As we know, Mark Knopfler is one amazing artist, with huge music experience. When he started to perform seriously with Dire Straits, they all said that he is ...
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The History of ‘Brothers in Arms’ Song

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‘Brothers in Arms’ is the single from the same name album of Dire Straits released in December, 1984. This song was originally written in 1982 by Mark Knopfler ...
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Throwback Thursdays: Story of Montserrat AIR Studios & Dire Straits

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In the middle of 70s and 80s there are bands and musicians who created music songs with so much love, which today they are one of best classic ...
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