“Sultans of Swing” – Acoustic Guitar Cover by Kfir Ochaion – Fender Acoustasonic
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“Sultans of Swing” – Acoustic Guitar Cover by Kfir Ochaion – Fender Acoustasonic

Kfir Ochaion is a very big fan of Dire Straits and the music of Mark Knopfler. Until now he has made a couple ...
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“Southbound Again” – Dire Straits Cover by David Claux
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“Southbound Again” – Dire Straits Cover by David Claux

Probably you already know our dear friend as well as a guitarist from France – David Claux. In the past few years since ...
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Communiqué – News – Lyrics
Communiqué (1979)

Communiqué – News – Lyrics

The second song on this amazing studio album by Dire Straits is the song called “News.” The subject of this Mark Knopfler composition ...
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‘Apache’ – Guitar Lesson Solo Tutorial – The Shadows – Hank Marvin
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‘Apache’ – Guitar Lesson Solo Tutorial – The Shadows – Hank Marvin

Our dear friend and YouTuber Andy Crowley is back again with us with another video lesson. This time he will show you how ...
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Communiqué – Once Upon a Time in the West – Lyrics
Communiqué (1979)

Communiqué – Once Upon a Time in the West – Lyrics

After their big success with the debut album, Dire Straits released their second album on June 15, 1979, under the name Communiqué. Band’s ...
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“Walk of Life” – Dire Straits Cover by Martyn Lucas – World Piano Man
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“Walk of Life” – Dire Straits Cover by Martyn Lucas – World Piano Man

Martyn Lucas is a self-employed musician, film creator, and YouTuber, born on March 9, 1969. Because of the epidemic situation all around the ...
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Guitar Made Out of Broken Skateboards
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Guitar Made Out of Broken Skateboards

In this blog-post, we are going to present you Ben Paik and one of his projects made in his 20 ft. shipping container. ...
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Fender vs Squier Stratocaster – Which One Sounds Better? (Tone Battle)
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Fender vs Squier Stratocaster – Which One Sounds Better? (Tone Battle)

In this blog-post, we will see a battle between American Fender Stratocaster Deluxe versus a Chinese Squier Stratocaster. Paul Davids played both guitars ...
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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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“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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