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'The last story I ever wrote for the newspaper — on the day that I left — was the death of Jimi Hendrix. I was in the press room at Leeds Town Hall, because I’d been covering the courts all day, when the news editor came in and said 'Hello, lad, Jimmy Henderson or Jimi Hendrix or whatever the bloody hell he’s called, died. Did you know him? Well, we haven’t got any time. I’m putting you...

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Watch: live performance from Berlin's Meistersaal in September 2007, filmed and broadcast by German TV station RBB. Mark played ‘The Fizzy And The Still’ from fifth studio album, 'Kill To Get Crimson' as well as other hits from previous albums. Watch the full video here: [ Youtu.be Link ]
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I never know what I'm going to write next. I'm a parent to some particularly distant children in that sense. I like it that way though, I mean if I knew the answer behind what made a perfect song, if I knew what worked every time, then I wouldn't be speaking to you because I wouldn't have to prove myself time and again. - MK

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In this clip from Sky Arts' ‘Guitar Stories’ Mark, John Illsley and Steve Phillips discuss the National Style 'O’ Guitar, its distinctive nickel-plated brass guitar with palm tree etchings, and how the track 'Romeo And Juliet' came to be.

Guitar Stories

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This week in 1998 Mark released 'Wag The Dog', the title track from the feature political drama, starring Robert De Niro and Dustin Hoffman. Watch the official music video here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
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On this day in 1981: 'Romeo And Juliet' was released as a single. Recorded at the Power Station studio in New York City with producer Jimmy Iovine, the song was the stand-out track from the album Making Movies. Watch the full video here: [ Youtu.be Link ]

Romeo And Juliet

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'Poor Boy Blues’ was released as a single from Mark and Chet Atkins' collaborative album 'Neck And Neck'. The original song is often cited as one of the oldest in the blues genre. Watch the official music video, directed by David Hogan, here: [ Youtu.be Link ]

Poor Boy Blues - Teaser

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'I’d grown up listening to the The Everly Brothers and Ricky Nelson of the first records that really knocked me out was [Nelson’s 1959 hit] ‘Just A Little Too Much,’ which had some tremendous stuff by James Burton on it.' - MK

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Happy New Year from Mark and the team! “It was great to see so many of you on the Down The Road Wherever tour. We had the best time ever out there. Wishing everyone happy holidays and a peaceful new year. Love, MK”

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'A Life In Songs' is the in-depth documentary that sees Mark delve into the stories surrounding his music, and how his songs have been influenced by his life and roots. Watch the full documentary here: [ Youtu.be Link ]

Mark Knopfler - A Life In Songs

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