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5 Knopfler’s Electric Guitars – Part One

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Mark Knopfler was born on 12 August 1949 in Glasgow, Scotland to an English mother and Hungarian-Jewish father. Mark’s first guitar was a £50 twin-pick-up Höfner Super Solid. ...
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Mark Knopfler and The Story of Brown Fender Vibrolux AMP

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Mark Knopfler got his first Strat only shortly before Dire Straits were formed. Before that time he had played a Gibson Les Paul Special through a Selmer tube ...
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Inspiration Behind “Money for Nothing” (Documentary Video)

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Five years ago in 2012, Mark Knopfler with his original guitar – Gibson 1958 Les Paul made one documentary video and discussed for his inspiration behind the rock ...
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The guitars that built rock: The Fender Stratocaster

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In part two of our new series, we examine the proud history of the Fender Stratocaster, the guitar favoured by Jimi Hendrix, Ritchie Blackmore, Mark Knopfler and more.. ...
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Mark Knopfler’s inspiration behind Dire Straits (Documentary video)

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In 2012, Mark Knopfler sat down (with his original 1958 Gibson Les Paul in hand) to discuss the inspiration behind the rock guitar classic, “Money for Nothing.” The ...
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