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34 Years Ago – Dire Straits Entered The UK Chart

The first song from what would become one of the great album phenomena of all time, Brothers In Arms, popped its head into the British singles chart on ...
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Mark Knopfler Demonstrates His Acoustic Fingerstyle Technique (Video)

In this video Mark Knopfler shares some insight into his flat-picking and fingerstyle techniques. This video is very interesting for those who play on guitar and want to ...
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Eric Clapton play ‘Layla’ Electric for First Time in Six Years

For the past six year, Eric Clapton has been disappointing fans by playing a stripped-down rendition of “Layla” on the acoustic guitar at this concerts as opposed to ...
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Brand New Video by Mark Knopfler – “Why Worry” Live Version (2009)

Here is the brand new video from Mark Knopfler and his band performing “Why Worry” live at an exclusive Prince’s Trust event at London’s Hurlingham Club on the ...
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New Video by Mark Knopfler “Get Lucky” at Prince’s Trust Event

Here is the brad new video from the official Mark Knopfler YouTube channel for all fans. Namely, in this video Mark and his band performed “Get Lucky” live ...
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The Story of “Rock ‘n’ Roll Ruby” Song (Video by Mark Knopfler)

“Rock ‘n’ Roll Ruby” is a classic song in rockabilly music history and it is covered by countless artists. The most famous and most successful version came from ...
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Bob Dylan Whiskey Distillery, Center for the Arts to Open in Nashville in 2020

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize, singer and songwriter Bob Dylan turns 78 in May, and he’s still full of ...
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The Story for the drummer of Dire Straits – Pick Withers

David ‘Pick Withers’ is born on 4th April, 1948 in Leicester, England. He was the original drummer for the world renowned band, Dire Straits and played on their ...
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Mick Jagger ‘Doing Very Well’ after heart surgery

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is doing very well after the singer’s reported heart surgery which the singer underwent just days after the Rolling Stones postponed their upcoming ...
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He’s local, he’s a hero, but when did it all start?

Doesn’t time fly when you’re enjoying yourself. We’ve been looking back at some of the most important moments in the North East and wondering where the time went. ...
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