Mark Knopfler
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1949-08-12
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Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler Biography (Wikipedia)

Mark Freuder Knopfler, OBE (born 12 August 1949) is a British singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer and film score composer. He is best known as the lead guitarist, lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Dire Straits, which he co-founded with his younger brother, David Knopfler, in 1977.

Since Dire Straits disbanded in 1995, Knopfler has recorded and produced eight solo albums, and, as with his previous band, produced many hit songs. He has composed and produced film scores for nine films, including Local Hero (1983), Cal (1984), The Princess Bride (1987), Wag the Dog (1997) and Altamira (2016).

In addition to his work with Dire Straits and as a solo artist and composer, Knopfler has recorded and performed with many prominent musicians, including B.B.King, Chet Atkins, Chris Botti, John Anderson, the Chieftains, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Elton John, Bryan Ferry, George Jones, Emmylou Harris, Jools Holland, Sonny Landreth, Phil Lynott, Donal Lunny, Van Morrison, Steely Dan, Sting, and James Taylor, sometimes working as a session musician. He has produced albums for Tina Turner, Bob Dylan, and Randy Newman.

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Mark Knopfler Tracks

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James Taylor
Sailing to Philadelphia
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Sailing to Philadelphia
Mark Knopfler
Piper to the End
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Piper to the End
Mark Knopfler
Local Hero: Going Home
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Local Hero: Going Home
Mark Knopfler
Wild Theme from Local Hero
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Wild Theme from Local Hero
Mark Knopfler
Going Home
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Going Home
Chet Atkins
The Next Time I'm In Town
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The Next Time I'm In Town
Mark Knopfler
Going Home (Theme of the Local Hero)
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Going Home (Theme of the Local Hero)
Mark Knopfler
Remembrance Day
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Remembrance Day
Chris Barber
Blues Stay Away From Me (feat. Mark Knopfler)
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Blues Stay Away From Me (feat. Mark Knopfler)
Mark Knopfler
Cannibals
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Cannibals
Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings
Disappearing Nightly
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Disappearing Nightly
Mark Knopfler
Chet Atkins Poor Boy Blues
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Chet Atkins Poor Boy Blues
Mark Knopfler
A Night in Summer Long Ago
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A Night in Summer Long Ago
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Past BBC Events

Radio 2 Folk Awards: 2016
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Royal Albert Hall
2016-04-27T14:35:20
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2016
Radio 2 Folk Awards: 2016

Radio 2 Folk Awards: 2016

19:15
Royal Albert Hall

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