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Mark Knopfler Demonstrates His Acoustic Fingerstyle Technique (Video)

In this video Mark Knopfler shares some insight into his flat-picking and fingerstyle techniques. This video is very interesting for those who play ...
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Eric Clapton play ‘Layla’ Electric for First Time in Six Years

For the past six year, Eric Clapton has been disappointing fans by playing a stripped-down rendition of “Layla” on the acoustic guitar at ...
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Guitar Stories

Fender Announces ‘Game of Thrones’ – Inspired Guitars (Video)

If you’re psyched about the final season of Game of Thrones (and have a cool 25 grand or so laying around), you can ...
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Brand New Video by Mark Knopfler – “Why Worry” Live Version (2009)

Here is the brand new video from Mark Knopfler and his band performing “Why Worry” live at an exclusive Prince’s Trust event at ...
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New Video by Mark Knopfler “Get Lucky” at Prince’s Trust Event

Here is the brad new video from the official Mark Knopfler YouTube channel for all fans. Namely, in this video Mark and his ...
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The Story of “Rock ‘n’ Roll Ruby” Song (Video by Mark Knopfler)

“Rock ‘n’ Roll Ruby” is a classic song in rockabilly music history and it is covered by countless artists. The most famous and ...
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Guitar Stories

Jimmy Page narrate the history of his Fender Telecaster (Video)

The Limited Edition “Mirror” and “Dragon” Teles celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the first Led Zeppelin album. At the NAMM show in January, ...
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Bob Dylan Whiskey Distillery, Center for the Arts to Open in Nashville in 2020

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize, singer and songwriter Bob Dylan turns 78 in May, ...
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The Story for the drummer of Dire Straits – Pick Withers

David ‘Pick Withers’ is born on 4th April, 1948 in Leicester, England. He was the original drummer for the world renowned band, Dire ...
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New Cover Video by David Claux – “Matchstick Man”

Our friend and fan – David Claux is back again for Dire Straits Blog, with new video cover for the song ‘Matchstick Man’ ...
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Guitar Stories

The Real Stories Behind Timeless Love Songs

It takes real emotion to inspire a truly moving love song. Which is why some of the very finest have been written about ...
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Guitar Stories

“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” – Played on the oldest Martin Guitar

Below is one interesting video for all fans of guitars, recorded on October 19, 2010 at the Martin Guitar Factory and Museum in ...
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Mick Jagger ‘Doing Very Well’ after heart surgery

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is doing very well after the singer’s reported heart surgery which the singer underwent just days after the ...
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