Brian Johnson’s A Life on the Road finds the rocker going above and abroad to catch up with a slate of fellow icons, hearing their priceless stories from their time on tour and taking viewers to the places that helped define their legendary careers.
In the first season of his show, Brian talked with Roger Daltrey, Lars Ulrich, Nick Mason, Sting, Joe Elliott, and Robert Plant.
This week on A Life on the Road, Dire Straits lead singer, songwriter and guitarist Mark Knopfler takes Brian on a trip around their beloved Northumberland. They’ll chat about their early days touring and Knopfler reveals insights into his journey in music and subsequent superstardom with Dire Straits.
In this sneak peek, the two discuss how he was inspired to write “Money for Nothing” after spying on a delivery man in an appliance store. Who knew that the song and its signature riff would become a rock and roll anthem and a staple on MTV?
Learn more about the song, Knopfler’s life and his time with Dire Straits with Brian Johnson’s A Life on the Road this Sunday, November 17th, 2019 at 9/8c on AXS TV.