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36 Years Ago Dire Straits Released “Money for Nothing” Song

“Money for Nothing” is a classic hit and rock song by British rock band Dire Straits. The song is the second track/single of their fifth studio album titled ...
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Happy Birthday, John Edward Illsley!
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Happy Birthday, John Edward Illsley!

On this day, 72-years-ago, back in 1949 John Edward Illsley was born. John is best known as the bass guitarist of the famous English rock band Dire Straits. ...
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Roger Chabot Story: “The Song 'Brothers in Arms' Always Meant a Lot for Me”
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Roger Chabot Story: “The Song ‘Brothers in Arms’ Always Meant a Lot for Me”

Roger Chabot is a Canadian Army Veteran who has served 31-years as an Infantry soldier and paratrooper. Since his retirement in August of 2016, Roger has started a ...
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Unknown Brazilian painter who played "Sultans of Swing" on acoustic guitar!
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A Solo Acoustic Performance of “Sultans of Swing” by an Unknown Brazilian Painter

Cicero Camilo is our longtime fan, reader, and follower on Instagram. Today, we would like to share one of his videos. Namely, Cicero Camilo in November 2019 on ...
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Dire Straits Legacy: The Closest You're Going to Get!
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Dire Straits Legacy: The Closest You’re Going to Get!

The band Dire Straits Legacy has announced that they will have a live performance and a show next January to Indigo at The O2 in London, UK. DSL ...
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What If “Layla” Was Written by Dire Straits?

“Layla” is a classic hit song by Eric Clapton. This emotional song has marked Clapton’s career. Perhaps, this is one of the most beautiful rock ballads ever. We ...
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For The Streets of London – Mark Knopfler Has Donated 2011 Signed Fender Stratocaster
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For The Streets of London – Mark Knopfler Has Donated 2011 Signed Fender Stratocaster

On 12th June 2021, Mark Knopfler has donated a signed 2011 Fender Signature Stratocaster guitar in aid of the Streets of London – ‘Come On Home’ fundraiser campaign. ...
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Online Charity Raffles: Update – Congrats to Winners!
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Online Charity Raffles: Update – Congrats to Winners!

Zoe’s Place raffles – the winners for Brothers in Arms half-speed vinyl album signed by Mark Knopfler and Guy Fletcher raised £477 for Zoe’s Place. This news is ...
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Magical Evening Under the Stars – ‘The Princess Bride’ Will Be Orchestrated on 31 July 2021
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Magical Evening Under the Stars – ‘The Princess Bride’ Will Be Orchestrated on 31 July 2021

Mark Knopfler’s original score for the beloved film, ‘The Princess Bride,’ has been newly orchestrated and premieres on 31 July at the Hollywood Bowl in L.A. This news ...
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Alan Clark – Speaking about “Romeo and Juliet”

These days the news coming from the ex-pianist of Dire Straits – Alan Clark. He already published the first track of his new album ‘Backstory’. Click here if ...
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