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The Stories and Comments from the Fans of Dire Straits – Part 2
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The Stories and Comments from the Fans of Dire Straits – Part 3

Today we continue our interesting article on DSB about the stories and comments by our fans on Facebook. On every post that we share on our fan page ...
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Dire Straits during their press conference at the Sebel Town House in Kings Cross, Sydney on April 6, 1981. Photo Credit: Peter Morris
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Retro Article: From the Archives, 1981 The Sultans of Sulk

The following article is first published in The Sydney Morning Herald on April 7, 1981. Using the web internet, our team has found this article. Dire Straits Blog ...
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David Claux Performed “One World” Live Version by Dire Straits

“One World” is a song by Dire Straits originally from their fifth studio album Brothers in Arms from 1985. The French guitarist David Claux is back again with ...
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Two Signed White Label Test Pressings by Mark Knopfler Are on Auction Now!

This year Mark Knopfler is supporting White Label Auction in aid of The BRIT Trust. The BRIT Trust is established by the recorded music industry in 1989. The ...
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Is “Speedway at Nazareth” One of the Greatest Racing Songs of All Time?

NASCAR has been the subject of many great songs over the years. Therefore, NASCAR compiled what he thinks are the nine best tunes right here. As always, the ...
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Dire Straits: When We Visited Japan
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Dire Straits: When We Visited Japan

Japan is an island country in East Asia that is an isolated world with a unique culture and landscape. Rarely elsewhere on the planet has the contrast of ...
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Tommy Stewart’s tribute to dad, David – “Cowboy Song”

In April 2020, the British Grove Studios alongside Mark Knopfler have lost its leader, dear friend, and studio manager David Stewart. Back then, Mark Knopfler shared a statement ...
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Dire Straits’ Live EP ‘Encores’ 2021 On Pink Vinyl

Dire Straits’ live EP, ‘Encores,’ was originally released in 1993 following their live album, ‘On The Night.’ Exclusively for Record Store Day Drops 2021, Dire Straits are taking ...
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Members Prize Draw – Win a Signed Copy of Half-Speed Mastered Vinyl ‘Local Hero’
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Members Prize Draw – Win a Signed Copy of Half-Speed Mastered Vinyl ‘Local Hero’

The latest competition exclusively for Members of MarkKnopfler.com is now open. Win a signed copy of the recently released half-speed mastered vinyl of Mark’s 1983 film soundtrack, ‘Local ...
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Lou Ottens with his invention. Photo: Jerry Lampen ANP
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Lou Ottens, the Man Who Invented Audio Cassette Tapes Has Died

Lou Ottens, the Dutch engineer who developed the technology for cassette tapes and compact discs, has died at the age of 94. He died at the age of ...
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