10 rows · List of Dire Straits band members. Dire Straits were an English rock band from London. Formed in June 1977, the group originally included lead vocalist and guitarist Mark Knopfler, rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist David Knopfler (his younger brother), bassist and backing vocalist John Illsley, and drummer Pick Withers.
Dire Straits. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Dire Straits were a British rock band formed in London in 1977 by Mark Knopfler (lead vocals and lead guitar), David Knopfler (rhythm guitar and backing vocals), John Illsley (bass guitar and backing vocals), and Pick Withers (drums and percussion).
Apr 24, 2015 · DAVID Knopfler, who founded Dire Straits with his sibling Mark, says they now don’t speak, placing ‘a huge shadow on both our lives and families’. Mark, on vocals and lead guitar, and David, on rhythm guitar and backing vocals, never looked back. During Dire Straits’ first tour of the US the brothers performed 38 sell-out concerts spanning 51 days.
The band will be joined by Heartbreakers drummer Steve Ferrone and The Buggles’ Trevor Horn on bass. Marco Caviglia will sing lead vocalist and Primiano DiBiase will provide additional keyboards. Clark, who was in Dire Straits for 14 years, is the only member of Dire Straits Legacy to perform with the band for more than one year.
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Dire Straits. Led by guitarist/vocalist Mark Knopfler, the group built their sound upon the laid-back blues-rock of J.J. Cale, but they also had jazz and country inflections, occasionally dipping into the epic song structures of progressive rock. The band’s music was offset by …
New album from Legacy – A band from few ex members of Dire Straits. Their enduring friendship has, once again, brought them together and along with Marco Caviglia, Primiano Di Biase, Trevor Horn (Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Tom Jones, Paul McCartney, Pet Shop Boys, Rod Stewart and Tina Turner) and Pino Palladino,
“You get a shiver in the dark…”. It was against the backdrop of a more than two-decade break – and an increasing demand to hear one of the most dramatic songbooks in rock history played live again – that former members of Dire Straits, Alan Clark, Chris White and Phil Palmer formed The Straits for a charity show at The Royal Albert Hall in 2011.
This Private Syndicate investment opportunity features access to the manager’s commission of sound recording royalties earned by the complete recording catalog of legendary British rock band Dire Straits, as well as certain solo releases from band members Mark Knopfler and John Illsley.
The Straits. Formed by original members of Dire Straits, Alan Clark and Chris White, THE STRAITS will support Jools Holland & His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra on the Main Stage on Friday 13th July. Alan Clark joined Dire Straits in 1980 as their first keyboard player and played a significant part thereafter in their transformation into one
News of guitarist Mark Knopfler’s death spread quickly earlier this week, causing concern among fans across the world. However, the January 2019 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax, Dire Straits frontman is alive and well.