Burls Art: “I Built an Epoxy Volcano Guitar”
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Burls Art: “I Built an Epoxy Volcano Guitar”

One year ago Burls Art has built a guitar out of 1,200 colored pencils. His video went viral across the internet and YouTube, ...
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Dave Corleto
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“Sultans of Swing” – Guitar Solo by Dave Corleto

“Sultans of Swing” is the number one hit song by Dire Straits. The solo that Mark Knopfler has played during the song is ...
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“Iron Hand” – Acoustic Dire Straits Cover by Anabela Silva
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“Iron Hand” – Acoustic Dire Straits Cover by Anabela Silva

Anabela Silva is our longtime friend as well as a fan of Dire Straits Blog. Before three years ago we just found her ...
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Rest in Peace – Ruth Selma Knopfler has Died on 73 (1947 – 2020)
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Rest in Peace – Ruth Selma Knopfler has Died on 73 (1947 – 2020)

Mark Knopfler’s sister, Ruth Selma Knopfler has died on 73. Yesterday on July 15, 2020, sad news reached us. Namely, Ruth Selma Knopfler ...
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35th Anniversary of Live Aid Concert – The Day the Music Changed the World
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35th Anniversary of Live Aid Concert – The Day the Music Changed the World

35-years ago it was the day when the music changed the world. Today is the 35th anniversary of the iconic Live Aid concert, ...
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“You and Your Friend” – On The Night Dire Straits Full Cover by HERES
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“You and Your Friend” – On The Night Dire Straits Full Cover by HERES

Heres is a French singer, songwriter, and a guitarist singing both in English and French. When he was 15-years-old, he got his first ...
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Live in Studio “Sultans of Swing” – Dire Straits Cover by Martin Miller & Josh Smith
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Live in Studio “Sultans of Swing” – Dire Straits Cover by Martin Miller & Josh Smith

Martin Miller is a musician from Leipzig, Germany. While he is mostly known as a guitar player, he is also a teacher, producer, ...
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“Grace in the Gutter” by David Knopfler & Watercolor Time-Lapse Video by Leslie Stroz
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“Grace in the Gutter” by David Knopfler & Watercolor Time-Lapse Video by Leslie Stroz

“Grace in the Gutter” is a song by David Knopfler released in 2011 on his 12th solo studio album called Acoustic with Harry ...
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Guitar Stories: Full Video Process of Making Guitar Out of One Shelf
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Guitar Stories: Full Video Process of Making Guitar Out of One Shelf

Tchiks Guitar and Furniture is a YouTube channel which is made by a 33-year-old amateur woodworker from Brussels, Belgium. We don’t know the ...
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July 9, 1977 – Dire Straits had Their First Ever Gig (Video)
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July 9, 1977 – Dire Straits had Their First Ever Gig (Video)

On July 9, 1977, Dire Straits had their first ever gig as a band at a punk festival in Deptford. At the time ...
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Jacopo Pausa with a Guitar Intro of “Romeo and Juliet”
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Jacopo Pausa with a Guitar Intro of “Romeo and Juliet”

Jacopo Pausa is a 21-years-old musician, guitarist, and songwriter from Italy. He started playing guitar when he was only 7-years old. We already ...
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Solo of the Day – “It Never Rains” Guitar Solo by Silvertown Blues
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Solo of the Day – “It Never Rains” Guitar Solo by Silvertown Blues

“It Never Rains” is the fifth and final studio track/song on Dire Straits album Love Over Gold from 1982. Today, we would like ...
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Guitar Lesson: How to Play “Tunnel of Love” Solo – Mark Knopfler
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Guitar Lesson: How to Play “Tunnel of Love” Solo – Mark Knopfler

Steve Pigott is a professional guitarist and music blogger. He is currently living in London, UK, and performs internationally as bandleader and sideman. ...
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