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NULL Born: 1949/08/12
Birth Place: Newcastle, England
Died: NULL
Years Active: 1965–present

Mark Knopfler, OBE (born August 12, 1949) is a Scottish-born British guitarist, singer, songwriter, record producer and film score composer. He is best known as the lead guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter for the British rock band Dire Straits, which he co-founded in 1977. After Dire Straits disbanded in 1995, Knopfler went on to record and produce several solo albums. He has composed and produced film scores for eight films. In addition to his work with Dire Straits and as a solo artist and composer, Knopfler has recorded and performed with many prominent musical artists, including Chet Atkins, The Chieftains, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Jools Holland, Sonny Landreth, and Van ...

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Catch Me If You Can

Privateering (Deluxe Version)

Privateering
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2001 American Masters (11/28/01)
2001 Eric Clapton: Standing at the Crossroads
2001 Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records
2001 Tom Jones: For One Night Only
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