Over $800K raised to get British boy cancer
Over $800K raised to get British boy cancer treatment at CHOP: 'This is our only hope' Manhattan MercuryZac Oliver is only 4 years old, but the British tyke has a worldwide following that is cheering his return to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for the final, most ...
Posted on 21 January 2019 | 1:30 pm
OPINION: History repeats itself as Colonial
OPINION: History repeats itself as Colonial forces defeated | The Mercury Independent OnlineCatherine and Michael Greenham take us back to that disastrous day in British history while comparing it to a similar battle in American history.
Posted on 21 January 2019 | 8:30 am
20 Hidden Things Fans Completely Missed In
20 Hidden Things Fans Completely Missed In The Princess Bride Screen RantThe Princess Bride is not just one of the great movies of the past forty years, but it's one of the greatest movies ever made.
Posted on 19 January 2019 | 11:05 am
The Bill star headlines Edinburgh stage
The Bill star headlines Edinburgh stage adaption of Local Hero Edinburgh Evening NewsNEW dates and a star-studded cast have been announced for the world premiere of the Royal Lyceum's stage adaptation of Local Hero.
Posted on 18 January 2019 | 4:05 pm
Bluesman Booker White's legendary Hard Rock
Bluesman Booker White's legendary Hard Rock guitar emerges at Gardiner Houlgate auction antiquestradegazette.comThe 1933 National Duolian resonator guitar, christened Hard Rock, that he owned and played for over 30 years by the ground-breaking Mississippi-born Delta ...
Posted on 18 January 2019 | 12:00 am
From Mark Knopfler to Rammstein: Highlights
From Mark Knopfler to Rammstein: Highlights 2019: Concert goers are in for a treat this year! RTL TodayThe year 2019 will be a good year for music lovers. Many world class acts have already announced that they will be performing our tiny Grand Duchy. It used to ...
Posted on 17 January 2019 | 12:53 am
Bluesman ‘Bukka’ White’s Guitar,
Bluesman ‘Bukka’ White’s Guitar, Played By Mark Knopfler, Admired By B.B. King, Up For Auction uDiscover MusicBluesman 'Bukka' White's National guitar, once played by Mark Knopfler and described as a “holy relic” by White's cousin B.B. King, is up for auction.
Posted on 16 January 2019 | 12:34 am
Creative orbits align once more for
Creative orbits align once more for Berks-area artists Reading EagleFifty years ago, Tullio DeSantis and Dick Boak were college students finding their way through the heady days of the late '60s. Influenced by everything from the ...
Posted on 15 January 2019 | 4:27 pm
'Local Hero' Musical, With New Music From
'Local Hero' Musical, With New Music From Mark Knopfler, Coming Best Classic BandsThe 1983 Scottish comedy-drama film Local Hero is being revived as a stage musical, with its premiere set for Edinburgh, Scotland, in March 2019. As in the film, ...
Posted on 13 January 2019 | 8:34 am
Iconic guitar played by the likes of Mark
Iconic guitar played by the likes of Mark Knopfler, Brian Johnson and David Ginola up for grabs Chronicle LiveBooker White's 1933 National Duolian resonator guitar, named Hard Rock, spent time in Newcastle and will be auctioned off.
Posted on 13 January 2019 | 8:23 am
Which music acts are coming to Houston in
Which music acts are coming to Houston in 2019? Houston Chronicle The Rolling Stones, Travis Scott, Queen and Ariana Grande are just some of the big names set to visit the area.
Posted on 3 January 2019 | 12:00 am
Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler Explains How He
Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler Explains How He Became Famous In 1978 MetalheadzoneDire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler spoke in an interview with Music Radar and revealed the story about how they became famous when they released Sultans ...
Posted on 23 December 2018 | 12:00 am
Mark Knopfler has never lost his love of
Mark Knopfler has never lost his love of cheap guitars Entertainment RTE.ie"Loving guitars means you've got to love the cheap ones as well," says Mark Knopfler, who can certainly afford the very best nowadays as another of his regular ...
Posted on 23 December 2018 | 12:00 am
Mark Knopfler: 'Sultans of Swing' Was No. 1
Mark Knopfler: 'Sultans of Swing' Was No. 1 All Over the World, But I Didn't Get Any Money From It for Ages Ultimate-Guitar.Com"It [the success] was probably fast by a lot of other people's standards, but I felt as though I had been working all my life towards it. I was 28 when 'Sultans' broke ...
Posted on 20 December 2018 | 12:00 am
Mark Knopfler: "My playing has suffered
Mark Knopfler: "My playing has suffered from just being so preoccupied with writing songs over the years" MusicRadarOne of the world's most respected players on Down The Road Wherever, his love of cheap electrics and why he's thinking of taking guitar lessons.
Posted on 19 December 2018 | 12:00 am
Mark Knopfler, Who Snubbed Rock Hall,
Mark Knopfler, Who Snubbed Rock Hall, Happily Accepts Scottish Music Award iHeartRadioThe Dire Straits front man never acknowledged his Rock Hall induction but recently performed and gave a speech at another awards show. | iHeartRadio.
Posted on 11 December 2018 | 12:00 am
Music Review: Mark Knopfler, Down the Road
Music Review: Mark Knopfler, Down the Road Wherever New Zealand HeraldMark Knopfler Down the Road Wherever Virgin/EMI Records. July 27, 1977 is a critical date in the storied career of Mark Knopfler. On that day he and his ...
Posted on 10 December 2018 | 12:00 am
Top Picks: 'Mission Impossible: Fallout,'
Top Picks: 'Mission Impossible: Fallout,' Mark Knopfler’s 'Down the Road Wherever,' and more Christian Science MonitorThe Transit app provides schedules and possible routes for public transportation, curators reveal the processes behind restoration and curation on the ...
Posted on 7 December 2018 | 12:00 am
Dire Straits’ Mark Knopfler Chill Enough
Dire Straits’ Mark Knopfler Chill Enough to Accept Non–Rock Hall Induction Award VultureDire Straits front man Mark Knopfler accepted an award in Scotland this week, proving that he is capable of accepting awards that are not the Rock and Roll Hall ...
Posted on 5 December 2018 | 12:00 am
Album review: Mark Knopfler - Down The Road
Album review: Mark Knopfler - Down The Road Wherever Irish ExaminerBy Ed Power. When Sultans of Ping set out to lampoon full-fat 1970s rock there was a certain inevitability in their choice of Mark Knopfler's Dire Straits and their ...
Posted on 4 December 2018 | 12:00 am
Resolved Question: Rock and Pop: David
I would say Gilmour: High Hopes, Comfortably Numb (Pulse), Time, Sorrow, Coming Back to Life, Childhood's End
Posted on 10 April 2017 | 5:14 pm
Resolved Question: Slash, Mark Knopfler, or
Posted on 11 July 2015 | 8:48 am
Resolved Question: How can I be less shy
I want to meet with Mark Knopfler and take a picture with him, because I really like him as a guitarist, how can I do that, I am so shy. :)
Also, is he going to be friendly like Pearl Jam or is he going to be more "serious" like "the Zombies"?
They let me take pix of them, but then they left pretty quick, is Mark Knopfler a cool guy from live? Is he nice and friendly? lol.
How can I ask him for a picture :D @OU but how did Ted meet Mark?
Posted on 15 May 2013 | 2:43 am
Resolved Question: Mark knopfler
im not a great electric guitar player but i can learn many songs for bands like pink floyd,queen etc
i was going to learn tunnel of love from dire straits i i find it really difficult.i suppose that i will have to practice with easier songs.the only song i have learn that i have to use fingers is stairway to heaven and is there anybody out there..
so can you please suggest me some cool,no very difficult,songs that i will have to use fingers so in the future i will be able to learn some dire straits stuff?
also how should i cut my nails?
sorry for my bad english
Posted on 9 March 2013 | 6:46 pm
Resolved Question: Mark Knopfler vs. Roger
They both are coming Istanbul to give a concert. I can only go one of them but the thing is i LOVE both of them and I cant seem to decide. Which one would you prefer? OH MY ******* GOD ITS LIKE THE HARDEST DESITION OF MY LIFE
Posted on 19 February 2013 | 2:39 am