Inspiration Behind “Money for Nothing” (Documentary Video)

Inspiration Behind “Money for Nothing” (Documentary Video)

Mark Knopfler and John Illsley.

Five years ago in 2012, Mark Knopfler with his original guitar – Gibson 1958 Les Paul made one documentary video and discussed for his inspiration behind the rock classic song “Money For Nothing”.

The most recognizable guitar riffs of 80’s of course is from “Money For Nothing”. Track include special fingerstyle, and it is appeared on Dire Straits nine-time platinum album “Brothers in Arms”, which was released in 1985.

Interview which you can check out in the video below is from Guitar Stories where Mark Knopfler talks 60 minutes for TV channel Sky Arts.

Mark who is joined by former band mate John Illsley, highlights the six guitars that have had the greatest impact on his sound. In the full episode, he travels from Newcastle and London to New York City to reveal the chosen instruments, which were made by Gibson, Fender, Hofner and Pensa.


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