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Mark Knopfler Says Aging ‘Ain’t for Wimps’

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The former Dire Straits frontman discusses the impact growing older has had on his songwriting.

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Listen to Mark Knopfler’s New ‘Tracker’ Album

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Mark Knopfler's new album, 'Tracker,' is streaming online.

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Mark Knopfler Adds North American Dates to 2015 World Tour

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Mark Knopfler fans worldwide can rejoice: the ex-Dire Straits leader has added an extensive round of North American dates to the already-announced European leg of his 2015 tour.

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Mark Knopfler Releases ’Beryl,’ First Single from ‘Tracker’

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Mark Knopfler has released more information about his upcoming album 'Tracker,' including the release date and the first single, 'Beryl.'

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Mark Knopfler Announces New Solo Album and Tour

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Mark Knopfler is set to follow up his moody, seafaring-focused 2012 album 'Privateering' with a ninth solo project titled 'Tracker.'

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Top 10 Mark Knopfler Solo Songs

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Although he's still best known for his work with Dire Straits, 2013 marks the year that Mark Knopfler's been a solo artist for the same length of time (18 years) that he fronted the band. In honor of that milestone (and given that his latest album, '

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Mark Knopfler, ‘I Used to Could’ – Song Premiere

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Mark Knopfler's long-awaited double-disc 'Privateering' album is finally coming out in the U.S. on Sept. 10. You don't have to wait that long for a sneak peek at the record, though: we're premiering one song, 'I Used to Could,' right here at UCR.

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Mark Knopfler’s ‘Privateering’ Finally Gets a U.S. Release Date

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Last fall, Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler released an acclaimed double album, 'Privateering.' Or should we say he released it everywhere but in the U.S. due to legal snafus with Knopfler's stateside record company, Warner Bros.

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Mark Knopfler Cancels Russian Concerts in Human Rights Protest

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Mark Knopfler's world tour just got a little shorter. Citing his disagreement with the Russian government's current crackdown on human rights groups, the former Dire Straits frontman has canceled upcoming gigs in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler Rock the Barclays Center in Brooklyn

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After touring Europe together last year, Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler joined forces and hit the road for a string of dates in the states this fall. On Nov. 22, the two legends played their final show of the tour at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Thousands of fans f

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