A Tribute Concert to Dire Straits on September 18 in Gdynia, Poland
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A Tribute Concert to Dire Straits on September 18 in Gdynia, Poland

The good news is coming from Gdynia the northern city in Poland. With this post, we want to invite all the lovers of ...
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Retro Article: A Flashback to 1979 – Successful Straits
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Retro Article: A Flashback to 1979 – Successful Straits

This is one retro article about Dire Straits and their beginnings. The article is written by Angie Errigo and is published in Observer ...
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Mark Knopfler Has Joined to A Special All-Star 60th Anniversary Edition of “Stand by Me” 2020
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Mark Knopfler Has Joined to A Special All-Star 60th Anniversary Edition of “Stand by Me” 2020

This year marks 60 years since the recording of Ben E. King’s seminal single “Stand by Me.” It is Whispering Bob Harris’ favorite ...
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Mark Knopfler Has Supported Great North Run
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Mark Knopfler Has Supported Great North Run

This year Mark Knopfler has supported the 40th Great North Run which went virtual this weekend, September 13th. Runners traditionally set off to ...
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“Sultans of Swing” – Acoustic Sunset Cover by Francois & Augustin Lepage
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“Sultans of Swing” – Acoustic Sunset Cover by Francois & Augustin Lepage

Hello everyone, we haven’t been on our favorite blog for a long time, but here we go again. We hope that everything is ...
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Happy 71st Birthday Mark Knopfler!
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Happy 71st Birthday Mark Knopfler!

Mark Freuder Knopfler was born on August 12, 1949, in Glasgow, Scotland. His roots are from the Jewish-Hungarian family, especially his father Erwin ...
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A Special Exclusive Live Concert for the Birthday of Mark Knopfler with Martyn Lucas on DSB!

Did you remember on Martyn Lucas? The world piano man who played “Walk of Life” on his piano? Yes, he will make a ...
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Martyn Lucas: “Dire Straits Had Such a Unique Sound”
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Martyn Lucas: “Dire Straits Had Such a Unique Sound”

Martyn Lucas is an English pianist and singer best known as The World Piano Man. Now, he is based in Texas, USA. For ...
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Solo of The Day: “Sultans of Swing” in Performance by Timucin Toprak
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Solo of The Day: “Sultans of Swing” in Performance by Timucin Toprak

Timucin Toprak is a Turkish musician, songwriter, and guitarist born in 1980 in Istanbul, Turkey. When he was only 15-years-old, he started playing ...
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Guitar Lesson: How to Play “Sultans of Swing” Solo – Mark Knopfler
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Guitar Lesson: How to Play “Sultans of Swing” Solo – Mark Knopfler

Today, we are looking at Mark Knopfler’s solo from Dire Straits, “Sultans of Swing.” One of the greatest solo of all-time, and Steve’s ...
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Interview with Jack Sonni About Dire Straits and His Life
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Interview with Jack Sonni About Dire Straits and His Life

Jack Thomas Sonni (65) is an American musician, writer, and former best known as a “the other guitarist” in Dire Straits, during the ...
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The First Telecaster Electric Guitar Made with Noodles
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The First Telecaster Electric Guitar Made with Noodles

Daniel Seidel is a musician from Germany, but apparently music is not the only thing that he’s a fan of it. He must ...
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Sending Signals: Full Podcast Episode with John Illsley and Mike Connell
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Sending Signals: Full Podcast Episode with John Illsley and Mike Connell

Sending Signals is a show about music, movies, and creativity. Matt Royal is the man who is standing behind this project as well ...
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