Praised for its “subtle depth and rich musicality”, ‘Tracker’ found Mark Knopfler discovering new territory on his musical journey.
Knopfler's 'The British Grove Broadcast' series features the esteemed guitarist and songwriter playing his favourite music in a wide range of genres.
The show premieres on Wednesday, 4 March at 9 p.m. Eastern Time on Sirius XM's Volume (channel 106).
Having had the support of much-respected broadcaster and author Charlie Gillett, the band now turned to the production expertise of former Spencer Davis Group member Muff Winwood.
BluesClub, featuring Guy Fletcher, Robbie McIntosh and others, will play the fundraiser in honour of former bandmate Rogan, longtime guitar tech of Pete Townshend.
uDiscover Music's celebration of the best tracks that contain the human voice in narrative, rather than rhyming form.
The tour starts a new run across the UK on 11 March, with dates extending until the 27th.
'Industrial Disease' was Mark Knopfler's typically pithy take on the decline that, by the early 1980s, had set in across the British manufacturing industry.
On 6 January 1979, their eponymous gave the band their first-ever appearance on the Billboard album listings.
Family bands have provided some of the greatest popular music of the past 100 years. As Sister Sledge once sang: “We are family. Get up everybody and sing.”
The writer-guitarist discusses his ninth solo studio album, a record on which he reaches well beyond the folk-roots base of his latter-day work.
Following the incredible success of 'Brothers In Arms,' the Vertigo compilation 'Money For Nothing' entered the UK chart at No. 1.
The show features many of the Dire Straits favourites on which Illsley played, as well as songs from his current solo album 'Coming Up For Air.'
With 'Making Movies,' the band entered a new decade well on the way to the radio-friendly roots-rock sound that would go on to dominate the 1980s.
The best guitar riffs in rock have become part of the cultural fabric, shaping the face of music and influencing wannabe axe legends down the generations.