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.
London's Olympia will host a special night in November to raise funds for the National Deaf Children's Society in conjunction with the London Drum Show.
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 '80s.
The itinerary supporting his 'Down The Road Wherever' album will begin in Spain in the spring.
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.
Soon after the album became the band's first UK No. 1, it made a prominent chart debut in the US.
The best 80s music videos not only defined the decade, they influenced fashions and elevated the music video to the status of high art.
The former Dire Straits frontman hit a particularly rich seam with his second LP in his own name, 'Sailing To Philadelphia.'
On 28 September 1991, the band entered the US album chart with a new studio record for the last time, with 'On Every Street.'
The follow-up to 2015's 'Tracker' features many of the musicians Knopfler has worked with in recent years, and a guest appearance by Imelda May.
'Brothers In Arms' hit the top of the US album chart on 31 August 1985 and held sway for nine weeks.
Our choice of the most memorable guitar exploits of the world-famous British musician.
A trip through the musical life and times of the world-class singer-guitarist, born on 12 August 1949.