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Investigating the Background of ‘Poor Boy Blues’ by Mark Knopfler and Chet Atkins – Musical Kinship or Coincidence?

Background of 'Poor Boy Blues' by Mark Knopfler and Chet Atkins
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In the vast realm of musical collaborations, certain gems stand out for their timeless appeal and exceptional craftsmanship. One such masterpiece is the album ‘Neck and Neck,’ a ...
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“Take On Me” – If It Were Written by Dire Straits – Cover by Laszlo Buring

“Take On Me” - If It Were Written by Dire Straits - Cover by Laszlo Buring
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“Take On Me” – If It Were Written by Dire Straits – Cover by Laszlo Buring We have previously published nine of Laszlo’s music videos from this series ...
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“Baloney Again” – Mark Knopfler Song Covered in a Jam Video by HERES

“Baloney Again” – Mark Knopfler Song Covered in a Jam Video by HERES
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“Baloney Again” is a song written and recorded by Mark Knopfler – the legendary British guitarist and the former lead vocalist of Dire Straits. The song was included ...
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Michael Napoli’s Impressive Guitar Solo Cover of Mark Knopfler’s “Claim To Fame”

Michael Napoli's Impressive Guitar Solo Cover of Mark Knopfler's "Claim To Fame"
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Michael Napoli is a professional musician from Sydney, Australia. Recently he released a new guitar solo cover of Mark Knopfler’s song “Claim To Fame”. The song was originally ...
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David Knopfler Released New Music Video for The Song “The Stuff of Dreams”

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The frontman of the legendary British band Dire Straits – David Knopfler these days has released his new music video for the song “The Stuff of Dreams”. This ...
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“I Remember” – A New Song by The Band Who Was Formed On the Inspiration of Knopfler’s Music

“I Remember” – A New Song by The Band Who Was Formed On the Inspiration of Knopfler’s Music. Read More on Dire Straits Blog!
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No True Valour is a band from the Central belt in Scotland. The band is formed by Jonathan Macfarlane and his friend Andy. In April 2021, we’ve been ...
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Mark Knopfler Has Supported Great North Run

Mark Knopfler Has Supported Great North Run
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This year Mark Knopfler has supported the 40th Great North Run which went virtual this weekend, September 13th. Runners traditionally set off to Mark’s “Going Home” song, and ...
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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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“Madonna’s Daughter” – David & Mark Knopfler Live in Sanremo 1984

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Release is the first solo album by David Knopfler released in 1983 after he left Dire Straits. This album was released in 1983 on the Peach River and ...
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The Hit Song “Sultans of Swing” Was Re-Released in February 1979

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Today in 1979, “Sultans of Swing” by Dire Straits was re-released and became a huge global hit, still loved by music fans today. Its original 1977 demo earned ...
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