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Eastman Unveils New Double Top Acoustic Guitars

Eastman has unveiled its new Double Top acoustic guitar series. Comprising three different body shapes, the guitars in the Double Top series feature ...
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Local Hero — cherished movie becomes marvellous musical at the Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh

With new music by Mark Knopfler, this stage adaptation of Bill Forsyth’s 1983 film is a delight. “You can put a number on ...
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‘Money for Nothing’ in performance by Xavier Dominguez

Today we have one interesting video performance by Xavier H. Dominguez. Xavier is 35-year-old guitarist from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Xavier is a singer ...
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Scott Walker, influential rock enigma, dies aged 76

Scott Walker, one of the most enigmatic and influential figures in rock history, has died at the age of 76. The US star ...
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An Evening with John Illsley: Tour – The Life and Times of Dire Straits

John Illsley – The Life and Times of Dire Straits – “An Evening and Q&A of Music & Memories”. The evening will feature ...
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Will There Be a ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sequel?

Queen’s music video director says there’s already been discussions about a Bohemian Rhapsody sequel. The director of dozens of classic Queen videos says ...
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Sultans of Swing (Cover video by Martin Cuticchio)

One of the best songs in the music history is ‘Sultans of Swing’ without doubt. Everyone who play on guitar want to know ...
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10 Great Eric Clapton Collaborations

The debate rages as to whether God – aka Eric Clapton, who was tagged as the guitar deity in the mid-1960s in the ...
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Mark Knopfler: ‘I’ve been tested, but the desire to make music has remained’

Sultan of swing – Mark Knopfler talks the power of music, playing with his childhood icons and why he had to step back ...
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On this day in 1987 ‘Brothers in Arms’ won a Grammy Award

On this day back in 1987, ‘Brothers in Arms’ by legendary British Band – Dire Straits won a Grammy Award for Best Music ...
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Mark added two new London gigs to his World Tour 2019

Mark Knopfler has added two new London gigs (dates) to his world tour. The former front man of Dire Straits now will play ...
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Mark Knopfler concerts at Baths of Caracalla in Rome

Mark Knopfler and his band perform two Rome concerts under the stars this summer. Namely, on 20-21 July, Mark Knopfler will perform two ...
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The story behind the song: Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits

Inspired by watching a hopeless jazz combo in a deserted pub, a song about a struggling band set Dire Straits on the way ...
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