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The King of Swamp Pop – Charles Mann and his version of “Walk of Life”

Charles Mann is an American singer and performer of the musical genre swamp pop. He is born on November 22, 1944, in Welsh, Louisiana, United States. As a ...
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The Life and Times of Dire Straits with John Illsley this November

John hits the road once again for an energetic sprint around the UK to bring you The Life and Times of Dire Straits: An Evening of Music and ...
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They are listening to “Sultans of Swing” for the first time! (REACTIONS!)

In this blog post you will have a chance to check out the reactions when the people are listening for the first time “Sultans of Swing” – a ...
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Mark Knopfler: “I hold a guitar like a plumber holds a hammer”

The former Dire Straits man opened up on his style during a recent CBS segment and said making music is an “obsession.” Mark Knopfler was on CBS recently, ...
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Eric Clapton’s Summer 2020 European Tour Dates Announced

On the heels of a sold-out Crossroads Guitar Festival that gathered the world’s greatest guitar players for two days of once-in-a-lifetime collaborations, music legend Eric Clapton has announced ...
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Eric Clapton Breaks Silence After Ginger Baker’s Death

Many tributes have been shared since the death of legendary drummer Ginger Baker over the weekend, and now Eric Clapton has broken his silence since the passing of ...
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We are back on the blog again!

This post is for all fans and followers of Dire Straits Blog on Facebook and Instagram. With this post the team from the Dire Straits blog wants to ...
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Video: Eric Clapton Cover Prince’s “Purple Rain” At London Concert

Eric Clapton paid tribute to a pair of legends during his encore at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Monday. The guitar icon and his band began the set ...
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Mark Knopfler Announces Concert at Madison Square Garden with Bonnie Raitt

Mark Knopfler along with special guest Bonnie Raitt, is adding a performance at New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden on September 25, 2019. Tickets are available for ...
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John Illsley in Spain this Autumn (Tour Schedule 2019)

John Illsley announced his 2019 Spanish tour today on his Facebook Fan Page. Namely, on his Facebook Fan Page the ex-bassist from Dire Straits, John Illsley has shared ...
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