The former Dire Straits frontman hit a particularly rich seam with his second LP in his own name.
Mary J Blige, The Killers' Brandon Flowers and Heart's Ann Wilson are among the artists set to induct the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame stars in 2018.
The BBC are to revive much-loved live rock show The Old Grey Whistle Test with its original presenter Whispering Bob Harris.
Nina Simone, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and Bon Jovi are to be inducted into the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio
Four musicians closely associated with Dire Straits — Alan Clark, Danny Cummings, Mel Collins and Phil Palmer — are members of the new group Legacy.
John Illsley, bass player and co-founder of Dire Straits, has announced his first tour of the UK for more than three years, to begin on 19 October 2017.
Dire Straits, Kate Bush, LL Cool J, Nina Simone and Bon Jovi are among the artists nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in 2018
Dire Straits perform their hit ‘Money For Nothing’ at Knebworth on 30 June 1990, in what many consider the best British concert of all time.
Les Paul who worked with the Gibson guitar company to create the classic Gibson Les Paul that has been much loved by many of the guitar greats
In 2004, 'Boom, Like That,' on the Mark Knopfler album Shangri-La, was inspired like the recent movie 'The Founder' by Ray Kroc, the man behind McDonald's.
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Stories To Tell, by country-roots-pop act Megan & the Common Threads, recorded at Mark Knopfler's British Grove Studios, is released today (24 February).
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8 May 1965. When DA Pennebaker pointed his camera at Bob Dylan in a London alley, did he realise he was making what many consider to be the most influential music video...
Mervyn 'Muff' Winwood will receive the A&R Icon title at the inaugural A&R Awards in London in November 2016.
Joseph Knopfler, the son of guitar hero Mark, is the co-creator of Pedrino, an alcoholic tonic drink now available at selected UK retail and online outlets.