Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler

Interview with Jack Sonni About Dire Straits and His Life

Interview with Jack Sonni About Dire Straits and His Life
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Jack Thomas Sonni (65) is an American musician, writer, and former best known as a “the other guitarist” in Dire Straits, during the band’s Brothers in Arms era ...
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Communiqué – News – Lyrics

Communiqué – News – Lyrics
Communiqué (1979)
The second song on this amazing studio album by Dire Straits is the song called “News.” The subject of this Mark Knopfler composition is by no means obvious. ...
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‘Apache’ – Guitar Lesson Solo Tutorial – The Shadows – Hank Marvin

‘Apache’ – Guitar Lesson Solo Tutorial – The Shadows – Hank Marvin
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Our dear friend and YouTuber Andy Crowley is back again with us with another video lesson. This time he will show you how to learn to play ‘Apache’ ...
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Communiqué – Once Upon a Time in the West – Lyrics

Communiqué – Once Upon a Time in the West – Lyrics
Communiqué (1979)
After their big success with the debut album, Dire Straits released their second album on June 15, 1979, under the name Communiqué. Band’s old lineup including Mark, David, ...
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Rest in Peace – Ruth Selma Knopfler has Died on 73 (1947 – 2020)

Rest in Peace – Ruth Selma Knopfler has Died on 73 (1947 – 2020)
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Mark Knopfler’s sister, Ruth Selma Knopfler has died on 73. Yesterday on July 15, 2020, sad news reached us. Namely, Ruth Selma Knopfler which was the first child ...
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July 9, 1977 – Dire Straits had Their First Ever Gig (Video)

July 9, 1977 – Dire Straits had Their First Ever Gig (Video)
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On July 9, 1977, Dire Straits had their first ever gig as a band at a punk festival in Deptford. At the time they went by the name ...
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Guitar Lesson: How to Play “Tunnel of Love” Solo – Mark Knopfler

Guitar Lesson: How to Play “Tunnel of Love” Solo – Mark Knopfler
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Steve Pigott is a professional guitarist and music blogger. He is currently living in London, UK, and performs internationally as bandleader and sideman. In the video below you ...
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“Where Do You Think You’re Going” – Guitarist Plays Extended Jam Tribute to Mark Knopfler

“Where Do You Think You’re Going” – Guitarist Plays Extended Jam Tribute to Mark Knopfler
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This is an extended jam tribute to Mark Knopfler played by one street musician back in June of 2019. Namely, the musician’s name is Robin and he already ...
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June 6, 1978 – Dire Straits Embarked Their First Album Headline Tour

June 6, 1978 – Dire Straits Embarked Their First Album Headline Tour
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On this day 42-years ago, Dire Straits embarked on their first album headline tour. On this occasion, we would like to pay tribute to this legendary band. Dire ...
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“Sailing to Philadelphia” – Mark Knopfler Cover by Edgar Janssen

“Sailing to Philadelphia” – Mark Knopfler Cover by Edgar Janssen
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The lead singer and guitarist from the band BOOM, Like That is back again with another beautiful cover video. Namely, Edgar Janssen band’s lead singer and guitarist made ...
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