This is a Stratocaster, blood-red, spotted in the window of a shop in Newcastle when he was a teenager, that would have given the sacred fire to Mark Knopfler. It was the first of a long list of guitars.

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With dire Straits, group worship if it is, the native of Glasgow, a guitarist as great as that iconoclast, has travelled the world for fifteen years. And as if this wasn’t enough, if he had not quite seen, since the mid-1990s, he continued his race with a brilliant solo career punctuated with nine albums, a myriad of collaborations and other original tapes.

But, at 69 years of age, this is too much: Knopfler, quiet force that sees itself as an “old guy” that he is not, has already announced that it raccrochait the mediator, that this world tour, to present his Down the Road Whenever, would be the last. Therefore, it is not an exaggeration to say that you must run at Bercy listen, …

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