As we wish Mark Knopfler a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Dire Straits at their bests’ post

As we wish, today, English singer and guitarist Mark Knopfler a Happy 71th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Dire Straits CREDITSPhoto : Victor SchiferliAudio : Sultans of Swing . Money for Nothing . Walk of Life . Brothers in Arms . Romeo and Juliet . So Far Away . Tunnel of Love . Your Latest Trick . Private Investigations . Lady Writer . Video : Sultans Of Swing…

Happy Birthday Willie Nelson. ‘Simple Nelson’

This day (April 29, 1933), in Abbott, Texas, U.S., is born Willie Hugh Nelson a.k.a Willie Nelson, American singer, songwriter and activistDigest Tracklist : Hello Walls . Mr. Record Man (1969) . Bloody Mary Morning (Austin City Limits, 1974) . If You’ve Got The Money Honey (1977) . Live Medley (w/ Bee Gees, Glen Campbell, 1979) . Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain (Midnight Special 1980) . Somewhere…

Happy Birthday Emmylou Harris

April 2, 19** - Emmylou Harris, American singer, songwriter and musician is @)_!. Happy Birthday Miss Stray Cats, Levon Helm, B.B. King, Al Kooper, Don Was, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, The Byrds with Roger McGuinn, David Crosby & Chris Hillman, Bob Dylan plus Cindy Bullens (g), Wendy Melvoin (g), Lisa Coleman (kb), Tina Weymouth (b), Debbie Peterson (voc)and Carla Azar (d). They…

Alison, Lyle, Susan, Derek et al ‘Sing One With Willie’ (2019)

January 12, 2019 - Chris Stapleton, Bobby Bare, Margo Price, Lyle Lovett, Alison Krauss, Vince Gill, Jamey Johnson, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, The Avett Brothers, Ray Benson, Jack Johnson, Sturgill Simpson, Eric Church, Dane Matthews, Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, George Strait, Lukas Nelson and Micah Nelson and more. They all take part in "Willie: Life & Songs of an American Outlaw "…

Happy Birthday Alison Krauss

July 23, 19** - Miss Alison Krauss, American singer and musician is @)_!. Happy Birthday MissReleased on October 23, 2007, "Raising Sand" is a collaboration album by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. >> Paul Simon, Buckwheat Zydeco, Edie Brickell, Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, Neil Young, Rosanne Cash, Cyndi Lauper, Raul Malo, Leon Bridges will join forces at the Gershwin Prize Award…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 27/52

George Thorogood, Elvin Bishop, Joe Bonamassa, Buddy Guy, John Primer, Robert Cray, John Mclaughlin, Al Di Meola, Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, Mark Knopfler, Warren Hayes, Jeff Beck, David Gilmour, David Gilmour

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 17/52

Dire Straits, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Santana, Eurythmics, Oingo Boingo, Gary Moore, Marshall Crenshaw, Queen, Sonic Youth, Joni Mitchell, Paul McCartney, Darlene Love

Happy Birthday Sir Elton John. ‘Rocket John (It Still Is A Long Long Time)’

This day (March 25, 1947), in Pinner, Middlesex, England, is born Reginald Kenneth Dwight better known as Elton John, English singer, composer and pianistDigest Tracklist : Your Song (BBC, 1970) . Levon (BBC, 11971) . Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, 1972) . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (TOTP, 1973) . Daniel (Watford, 1974) . Pinball Wizard (Dodger Stadium, 1975) . Don't Go Breaking My Heart (w/…

‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°92 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

George Harrison, Gloria Estefan, Britney Spears, Phil Collins, Chris de Burgh, Eric Carmen, Kylie Minogue, Dire Straits, Marc Almond . Gene Pitney, George Michael, Kenny Rogers, ChicagoThey are the performers of the twelve vintage love songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (03/52) but in the Eighties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE…

Happy Birthday Roger Waters. ‘Waters Music’

This day (September 6, 1943), in Great Bookham, Surrey, England, is born George Roger Waters , English singer, bassist and songwriter, co-founder of Pink Floyd Digest Tracklist : Interstellar Overdrive (w/ Pink Floyd & Frank Zappa) . Atom Heart Mother (w/ Pink Floyd, 1970) . Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun (w/ Pink Floyd, 1971) . Another Brick In The Wall (w/ Pink Floyd, 1980) .…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 32/52

Caetano Veloso . Maria Bethânia, George Benson . Patti Austin, Gladys Knight . The Boston Pops, Jose James . Kori Withers, Arlo Guthrie . Pete Seeger, Dire Straits . Eric Clapton, Brandi Carlile . Pearl Jam, Johnny Hallyday . Luther Allison, Todd Terje . Bryan Ferry, Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer . Zakir Hussain, Esperanza Spalding . Flota Zjednoczonych Sił, Milton Nasciemento . Stéphane BelmondoThey…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 32/52

U2, Joe Jackson, Paul Simon, Paul Simon, Dire Straits, Billy Joel, Luther Vandross, Ray Charles . Chaka Khan, George Benson, N.W.A., Mötley Crüe, Iron MaidenThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 319 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . U2 . Sunday Bloody Sunday Lifted from : Happy Birthday The Edge. Best of U22 . Joe…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 28/52

Ultravox, Grateful Dead, George Michael . Elton John, Led Zeppelin, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Talking Heads, The Allman Brothers Band, Dire Straits, Queen, Jethro Tull, Stevie Ray VaughanThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 411 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Ultravox . Vienna Lifted from : Chrysalis…

Me:nu Du Jour – July 5 in Music (EN.FR.ES)

>> EN FRANCAIS | >> EN ESPAÑOLTODAY We Listen To Björk, Frank Zappa, U2, Shakti, John McLaughlin, Miles Davis, Big Boi We Celebrate Robbie Robertson, The Band, Huey Lewis, Joe, Westlife, George Melly We Watch Rolling Stones, Taj Mahal, Buddy Guy, Johnny Cash, Joe Bonamassa, Ben Harper, George Thorogood, Sheryl Crow, AC/DC, Les Paul, Chet Atkins, Mars Volta, Moby,…