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Mark Knopfler Plots Summer North American Tour – Tour Dates

Dire Straits front man books 27 headlining dates for 2019 promoting new LP ‘Down the Road Wherever’. Mark Knopfler announced a headlining North ...
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Mark Knopfler Announces 2019 World Tour

Just announced – Mark’s 2019 tour in support of his forthcoming ninth studio album, ‘Down the Road Wherever’ kicks off April 25, 2019! ...
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Natural Fender Telecaster from 1977

In early 1951 – Fender renamed its only production solid-body guitar the Telecaster, replacing the short-lived Broadcaster moniker used in late 1950. The ...
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“HAPPY XMAS” from Eric Clapton – His First-Ever Christmas Album Is Available Now!

“Happy Xmas” is Clapton’s 24th studio album and his first since 2016’s “I Still Do”. It mixes instantly recognizable holiday classics with lesser-known ...
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – Class of 2019 Nominees

Last year Dire Straits has been nominated and inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. These days the guys from Rock ...
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40 Years of Dire Straits

Today marks 40 years since Dire Straits released their self-titled debut album through Vertigo Records. It was the album that first introduced the ...
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Fender Releases Hybrid Jazz – Tele Model

The newest entry in Fender’s 2018 Parallel Universe series hit the streets this week in the form of the hybrid Jazz-Tele. This limited ...
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Five Ways to Make Your Guitar Solos Stand Out

The problem is not the notes you play. The problem is what you are soloing over. We all want our guitar solos to ...
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How to Dial in the Perfect Guitar Tone

If you play on a guitar, here is some great tips on how to find your own perfect tone. Enjoy! Some guitar players ...
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Guitar Industry is Growing, Study Finds

An IBISWorld report found that the guitar industry is growing, and will likely continue to do so for the next few years. Between ...
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Fender Announces Three New 60th Anniversary Jazzmaster Limited Edition Guitars

Fender is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its iconic Jazzmaster guitar with three new limited edition models: the 60th Anniversary ’58, Classic and ...
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Brand New Video on Mark Knopfler’s Official YouTube Channel

On 27 April, 2018 the official YouTube channel of Mark Knopfler – was updated with a brand new video from Mark’s performances in ...
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Jeff Beck Reflects on Early Rivalry with Eric Clapton

They’re two British rock legends who came up roughly around the same time, and crossed paths more than once while doing so, so ...
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