Bob Dylan releases his twenty-second album : ‘Infidels’ co-produced with Mark Knopfler (1983)

Bob Dylan's 'Infidels' is his twenty-second studio album co-produced with Mark Knopfler and released on October 27, 1983 by Columbia Records.1 . Jokerman (Official Video) 2 . Jokerman (on "Letterman", 1984) 3 . I And I (Hammersmith, London, 09/02/1993) 4 . I And I (1984, European Tour) Track Listing : 1.Jokerman (Bob Dylan) - 06:12 . 2.Sweetheart Like You (Bob Dylan) - 04:31 . 3.Neighborhood…

On TV today, Mark Knopfler with David Letterman (1985)

September 30, 1985 - you do not want to miss Mark Knopfler performing with the World's Most Dangerous Band at "Late Night with David Letterman" on NBC<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

Eric Clapton meets Mark Knopfler in San Francisco (1988)

September 21, 1988 - Eric Clapton (g, voc), Mark Knopfler (g), Nathan East (b), Alan Clark (kb), Steve Ferrone (d), Jody Linscott (perc), Tessa Niles (backing voc) and Katie Kissoon (backing voc) will hit the stage at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View in San Francisco

Eric Clapton & Mark Knopfler team up in Philadelphia (1988)

September 7, 1988 - Eric Clapton and his band with Mark Knopfler on guitar plus Alan Clark on keyboards, Nathan East on bass, Steve Ferrone on drums, Jody Linscott on percussion, Katie Kissoon and Tessa Niles on backing vocals are at Spectrum in Philadelphia

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 Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Dire Straits Video Tracklist : 1 . Sultans Of Swing 2 . Walk Of Life 3 . Brothers In Arms 4 . Money For Nothing 5 . So Far Away 6 . Your Latest Trick 7 . Why Worry 8 . Romeo and Juliet 9 . Calling Elvis 10 . Private Investigations 11 . Tunnel Of Love 12 . Once…

Mark Knopfler visits Sevilla (2015)

July 26, 2015 - Mark Knopfler's "Tracker" stops at Estadio Olímpico de La Cartuja in Sevilla,Spain<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

Mark Knopfler gather his Friends to save the babies (2002)

July 23, 2002 - The Notting Hillbillies - that is Mark Knopfler (g, voc), Steve Phillips (g, voc), Brendan Croker (g, voc), Guy Fletcher (kb, bck voc), Marcus Cliffe (b), Danny Cummings (d), Bobby Valentino (viol, mando) open then Mark will come back with his "Friends" - that is Robbie McIntosh (g), John Illsley (b), Bobby Valentino (viol, mando), Geraint Watkins (kb, acord), Guy Fletcher (kb),…

Mark Knopfler performs in Manchester, UK (2015)

May 16, 2015 - Mark Knopfler's "Tracker tour" stops at Phones 4U Arena in Manchester, UK<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

Mark Knopfler & band are in Antwerp, Belgium (2013)

May 12, 2013 - Mark Knopfler 's "Privateering " tour stops at Sportpaleis in Antwerp, Belgium<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

On German TV today, Mark Knopfler at ‘3 nach 9’ (2015)

March 27, 2015 - if in Germany, do not miss Mark Knopfler and his band performing "Beryl" lifted from his album "Tracker" at "3 nach 9" on Radio Bremen TV<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

Mark, Eric, Elton, Phil et al play for Montserrat (1997)

September 15, 1997 - Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Carl Perkins, Elton John, Sting and Paul McCartney are at Royal Albert Hall, London for a charity concert in favor of Montserrat, a Caribbean island devastated by a volcano.<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190'…

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Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Mike Stern, Eric Johnson, Roy Buchanan, Gary Moore, Slash, Zakk Wylde, Jonny Lang, Joe Bonamassa, Roy Harper, Jimmy Page, Nels Cline, Julian Lage, Bill Frisell, Allan Holdsworth, Trevor Rabin

This week In One-Off Collaborations 44/52

Bonnie Raitt & Crosby Stills and Nash, Tony Bennett & k d Lang, Omara Portuondo & Natalia Lafourcade, Celine Dion & Ne Yo, Mariah Carey & Joe, Maroon 5 & SZA, Patti Austin & Kurt Elling, Carlos Santana & Los Lobos, Elton John, Eric Clapton & Mark Knopfler, Metallica & Ray Davies, U2 & Patti Smith, Todd Rundgren & Taj Mahal

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 36/52

Mark Knopfler, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Steve Howe, Philip Sayce, Steve Vai , The Ventures, Gary Clark Jr., John Mayer, Warren Haynes, Mike Stern, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Jack White

Singing (or Playing) With Van Morrison

Chet Baker, Cliff Richard, Bob Dylan , Ray Charles, Tom Jones, Jeff Beck, Mark Knopfler, The Chieftains, Candy Dulfer, John Lee Hooker, Them, The Band, Michael Bublé

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 30/52

Mark Knopfler, Tommy Emmanuel, Kurt Rosewinkel, Peter Bernstein, John Scofield, Lee Ritenour, Gary Clark Jr., Buckethead, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Slash, Jeff Beck, Jack White

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 Guitar Virtuosi 21/52

Rory Gallagher, John Scofield, Joe Satriani, Jimmie Vaughan, Sonny Landreth, Jonny Greenwood, Reeves Gabrels, Mark Knopfler, Jeff Beck, Robert Smith, Jimi Hendrix, Tom Morello

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 19/52

B.B. King, George Benson, Cornell Dupree, Joe Bonamassa & Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Ronnie Wood, Jimmy Page, Dan Auerbach, Frank Zappa, Buckethead, Steve Vai, Jimi Hendrix

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 17/52

Carlos Santana, Mark Knopfler, Gary Moore, Otis Rush, Gary Clark Jr., Albert King, , Ronnie Van Zant, Dave Stewart, Pete Townshend, Mike Campbell, Daryl Stuermer

Singing With Elton John (Oldies)

Olivia Newton John, Cher, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel, RuPaul, Spice Girls, Leann Rimes, George Michael, Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Ray Charles, Andy Williams, Cass Elliot, Bette Midler, Cher

Eric Clapton releases his ninth album : ‘Behind the Sun’ featuring Lindsey Buckingham & Phil Collins as guests (1985)

Eric Clapton's 'Behind the Sun' is his ninth album featuring Lindsey Buckingham & Phil Collins as guests and released on March 11, 1985 by Duck / Warner Bros1 . Same Old Blues (w/ Mark Knopfler ) 2 . Forever Man 3 . Forever Man (w/ Steve Winwood, Madison Square Garden)) 4 . Tangled In Love (Hartford, 1985) Track Listing : 1.She'S Waiting (Eric Clapton, Peter Robinson) - 04:55 . 2.See…

Reprise publish Emmylou Harris’ second album : ‘Pieces Of The Sky’ (1975)

Emmylou Harris' 'Pieces of the Sky' is her second studio album produced by Brian Ahern and released on February 7, 1975 by Reprise1 . Bluebird Wine (w/ Rodney Crowell, Laeiszhalle, Hamburg, 2013/05/31) 2 . Too Far Gone (Wembley, 1984) 3 . If I Could Only Win Your Love 4 . If I Could Only Win Your Love (1983) 5 . Boulder To Birmingham (Roadrunning, w/ Mark Knopfler, ) 6 . Boulder To Birmingham…

German TV tapes Dire Straits (1980)

December 19, 1980 - "Rockpop" a German television ZDF program is due to tape Dire Straits - that is Mark Knopfler John Illsley, Pick Withers, Alan Clark, Hal Lindes - while they play at Westfalenhalle in Dortmund, Germany.<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

Steely Dan release their seventh album : ‘Gaucho’ featuring ‘Hey Nineteen’ (1980)

Steely Dan's 'Gaucho' feat. 'Hey Nineteen' is their seventh studio album released on November 21, 1980 by Mca.Track Listing : 1.Babylon Sisters (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:55 . 2.Hey Nineteen (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:10 . 3.Glamour Profession (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 07:29 . 4.Gaucho Walter Becker, Donald Fagen, Keith Jarrett) - 05:32 . 5.Time Out Of Mind (Walter Becker,…

Eric Clapton releases his fifth album : ‘Slowhand’ featuring ‘Cocaine’ and ‘Wonderful Tonight’ (1977)

Eric Clapton's 'Slowhand' feat. 'Cocaine' is his fifth studio album (titled after his nickname) released in November 1977 by Rso Records.1 . Cocaine (w/ Mark Knopfler ) 2 . Cocaine (Tokyo, 1988) 3 . Cocaine 4 . Wonderful Tonight (Live) 5 . Lay Down Sally (Pittsburgh, 2013) Eric Clapton's 'Slowhand' feat. 'Cocaine' is his fifth studio album (titled after his nickname) released in November…

Bryan Ferry releases his fifteenth album : ‘Avonmore ‘ (2014)

Bryan Ferry's 'Avonmore ' is his fifteenth studio album released on November 17, 2014 by Bmg Rights Management.1 . Johnny & Mary (w/ Todd Terje, Official Video) 2 . Loop De Li 3 . Loop De Li ("Later... With Jools Holland," BBC Two) 4 . Driving Me Wild 5 . Johnny And Mary (Chicago Theater, Sept 21, 2014) 6 . Johnny & Mary (w/ Todd Terje, Øya Festival, 2014) Track Listing : 1.Loop De…

This week In Male Balladeers 44/52

George Michael, Elton John, Curtis Mayfield, James Brown, The Famous Flames, George Harrison, Daryl Hall, John Oates, Bryan Ferry, Nick Cave, The Bad Seeds, Harry Connick, Jr., Leonard Cohen, Joe Cocker, Juanes

Elton John sits in with Eric Clapton in Tokyo (1988)

November 2, 1988 - Elton John sits in with Eric Clapton Band - that is Eric Clapton (g,voc), Mark Knopfler (g,voc), Alan Clark (kb), Nathan East (b, voc), Steve Ferrone (d), Ray Cooper (p), Tracy Ackerman and Tessa Niles (bk voc) - at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan

John Legend releases ‘Evolver,’ his third album featuring Kanye West, Brandy, Estelle, Andre 3000 et al (2008)

John Legend's 'Evolver' is his third studio album featuring Kanye West, Brandy, Estelle and Andre 3000, among other guests and released on October 28, 2008 by Good, Columbia. 1 . Good Morning 2 . Green Light (w/ André 3000, Official Video) 3 . Green Light (on "Letterman") 4 . Everybody Knows (Official Video) 5 . Everybody Knows (Live) 6 . This Time (NBC) 7 . Good Morning 8 . If You´Re Out There…