Legendary guitar supremo who founded Dire Straits in 1977 and subsequently led them to chart success across the world. The multiple Grammy award winner continues to combine his wry lyrics with his guitar prowess and has created such major hits as Money For Nothing, Sultans Of Swing, Romeo and Juliet, Walk of Life, What It Is and Sailing To Philadelphia.
Knopfler has also collaborated with many other artists such as Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Randy Newman, Van Morrison and Emmylou Harris, as well as scoring several films including Cal, Local Hero and Princess Bride.
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