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Dire Straits-Making Movies/Love Over Gold 35th Anniversary-Mark Knopfler

Congratulations to Mark Knopler on Dire Straits’ induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April!!! With Dire Straits visionary Mark Knopfler In the Studio we thought we would “mark” the occasion along with the  thirty-fifth anniversary of Dire Straits’ Love Over Gold . Like David Bowie did five years before and Sting […]

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Dire Straits-Brothers in Arms-Mark Knopfler

More than thirty years after “Money for Nothing” became the number one song in the US in September 1985, possibly the most remarkable observation I can make about Dire Straits’ album Brothers in Arms   is how thoroughly enjoyable it remains today…

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Dire Straits 1st- Mark Knopfler

“It had to be electric, and it had to be red”, Mark Knopfler tells Redbeard about his very first guitar in this week’s classic rock interview focusing on  the debut Dire Straits   Autumn 1978 release. Knopfler then proceeds to tell, in detail that betrays his English literature professor day job which he held before […]

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Tears for Fears-Songs from the Big Chair #1 Album

Recording an album that a million people purchase is no mean feat , but doing so is not always a benchmark of musical quality . Celebrity ( and notoriety ) , timing, even technology such as the viral internet video , can propel the likes of Milli Vanilli , Billy Ray Cyrus , Vanilla Ice , and Ashlee Simpson past the million sales mark , only to be relegated to trivia contests at best , punch-lines to jokes at the worst . However , to get ten million or more people to buy your album is in no way trivial or a joke …(more)

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