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Mark Knopfler Is Now Using Kemper Profiling Amps Live

Mark Knopfler is now using Kemper profiling amps live and here’s what he sounds like. “The switch from ‘real’ amps to digital devices is not far the faint-hearted,” ...
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John Illsley: My Life in Cars

John Illsley sold more than 100 million albums as the bass guitarist of Dire Straits. The band, fronted by lead singer and guitarist Mark Knopfler, had a string ...
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Brian Johnson A Life On The Road with Mark Knopfler

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 ...
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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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