Mark Knopfler
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1949-08-12
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Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler Biography (Wikipedia)

Mark Freuder Knopfler, OBE (pronounced nop'-fler) (born 12 August 1949) is a British singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and film score composer. He was 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. He was born in Glasgow , Scotland and raised near Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Since Dire Straits disbanded in 1995, Knopfler has recorded and produced nine 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, Knopfler has, as a solo artist, 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, Joan Armatrading, Bryan Ferry, George Jones, Phil Lynott, Donal Lunny, Van Morrison, Steely Dan, Sting, Emmylou Harris 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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Belle Starr
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Matchstick Man
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Matchstick Man
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Darling Pretty
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Darling Pretty
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Back On The Dance Floor
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Back On The Dance Floor
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Border Reiver
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Border Reiver
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Altamira
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Altamira
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Sailing to Philadelphia
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Sailing to Philadelphia
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The Next Time I'm In Town
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The Next Time I'm In Town
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Cannibals
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Cannibals
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Heavy Up
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Heavy Up
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Silver Eagle
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Silver Eagle
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Going Home (Theme of the Local Hero)
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Going Home (Theme of the Local Hero)
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The Long Road
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The Long Road
James Taylor
Sailing to Philadelphia
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Sailing to Philadelphia
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Belle Starr
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Belle Starr
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Restless Farewell
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Restless Farewell
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Brothers In Arms
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Brothers In Arms
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My Bacon Roll
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My Bacon Roll
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This Is Us
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This Is Us
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Piper to the End
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Piper to the End
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Before Gas and TV
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Before Gas and TV
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So Far From the Clyde
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So Far From the Clyde
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Just A Boy Away From Home
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Just A Boy Away From Home
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Good On You Son
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Good On You Son
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What It Is
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What It Is
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Secondary Waltz
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Secondary Waltz
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Good On You Son
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