I am a huge Dire Straits fan, and love most everything Mark Knopfler has done as a solo artist: In particular, the soundtracks for The Princess Bride and Local Hero, as well as Shangri-La, and the joint effort with Neck and Neck with country electric guitar pickin legend Chet Atkins. (I also want to check out Golden Heart)
Kudos to Amazon for this new series of videos they have been doing. Videos are commercials for music (remember MTV?) and I don’t understand the attitude not to give them away as a pretense to sell music . . .
"This is Us" is very relaxing for a Friday evening — there’s that classic Dire Straits guitar work.
There are two embedded videos — if you click the "play button, you get
the first song. Try clicking the upper left corner of the screen, and
it will bring up a menu of all the songs . . .
(It works like picture-in-a-picture)
IGNORE THE "Continue reading "Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris: Real Live Roadrunning" — its a typepad glitch